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LDC News Archive

Literacy classes are running – 31 May, 2011 – “It is very hot right now in Dang District, in the mid-western plains of Nepal. Despite the increasing heat, we have successfully trained and oriented facilitators and supervisors for literacy classes in five different Village Development Committees.”

Great Class 3 Results in Dang - 30 May, 2011 – “One of our partner schools in Dang district has sent great news about their students’ progress. The school has seen big changes since they started using the local Dangaura Tharu language in the classroom.”

LDC partner organizations win government grants – 4 May, 2011 – “Congratulations to our partner organizations, Help Society Nepal and Limbu Language Development Association for winning grants from the Government of Nepal!”

Ending Indentured Tharu Daughters project orientation meeting – 2 May, 2011 – “LDC Nepal and partner NGO Help Society-Nepal publicly launched the Ending Indentured Tharu Daughters Project with a project orientation meeting…”

Help Society Nepal holds successful General Assembly meeting – 29 April, 2011 – “Help Society-Nepal, Language Development Center Nepal’s partner organization in Dang District, held its annual general assembly meeting in Tulsipur, Dang…”

LDC Nepal earns permanent spot on GlobalGiving – 12 April, 2011 – “Language Development Center Nepal is thrilled to announce that we have met the threshold for a permanent spot on GlobalGiving.com! We raised  $4,000 from 57 donors in just 11 days…”

LDC Begins “Ending Indentured Tharu Daughters” Project – 11 April, 2011 – “Language Development Center Nepal is kicking off a project titled “Ending Indentured Tharu Daughters,” with partial funding from the United Nations Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues…”

A great photo from Dang: Get-One-Give-One Goat project – 5 April, 2011 – “What a wonderful photo! We waited a long time for this. A simple idea, that is, to provide needy families with goats and pigs and ask them to pass on one of the baby goats and piglets after a few months to other families…”

LDC Nepal Competes to Win GlobalGiving’s Open Challenge – 1 April, 2011 – “Language Development Center Nepal today joined GlobalGiving’s Open Challenge, a fundraising challenge for non-profits who are doing important work around the world…”

Help Society Nepal hosts workshop for International Mother Language Day – 11 March, 2011 – “Help Society Nepal, one of LDC’s partner organizations, organized a workshop to celebrate International Mother Language Day, February 21st…”

Education in mother tongue showing some signs of promise – 18 February, 2011 – “Teaching in pupils’ first language has led to significant improvements at an LDC partner school in Dang District, according to an article in República, one of Nepal’s daily newspapers…”

Welcome to the LDC Website – 16 January, 2011 – “We are pleased to welcome you to the Language Development Centre Nepal website…”

Literacy for a Better Future in Dang District – 16 January, 2011 – “An NGO-led literacy class in Dang has paved the way for a Tharu community to increase household incomes and enabled the community to work together in new ways…”

 
 

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