We are a group of people who sponsor underprivileged children in Nepal through the Mitrata-Nepal Foundation for Children, Inc. www.mitrata.org. The money for sponsorship saves a child from a life of no education, poor nutrition, illness and poverty.
There are no government welfare services in Nepal to help children who are poor. The conditions for children are particularly harsh, and over half of Nepal’s population are children. Half of them are malnourished and only 25% live with adequate sanitation. Less than 1/3 of girls attend high school, and child labor is pervasive.
Since Mitrata started operating in 2002, their children routinely pass their SLC exam, (the most important exam in the Nepali educational system), continue to complete grades 11 and 12 and we currently have 2 children in universities. Sponsorship money has made a tremendous difference for all of these children.
As child sponsors, we are not always able to fund all of an individual child's needs, but with your help, WE CAN! Depending on their needs, we provide safe housing, private school tuition, clothing, health care, enrichment activities, and college/technical planning and scholarships.
Interested in helping us raise funds? From this site, you can register for our fundraiser, start or join a team, set a goal, and begin raising money in support of our children! You can also donate to our fundraisers or search for other participants and donate toward their goals.