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Originally posted on the GHNI website BT Village, Nepal Do you have a daughter? A mother? A sister? A wife? A close female friend? I imagine everyone can answer “yes” to at least one of those questions. The people of *BT Village, Nepal can also answer, “yes…” or maybe the answer is, “I used to.” […]
Originally posted on the GHNI website A few years ago collecting clean water was and arduous journey for the girls and women of Sheldon Village. Since they installed piping from a mountain spring into their village, they have plenty of water and their girls have time to go to school! The team in Afghanistan are […]
Transformation in Sri Lanka Village!
Our GHNI National Field Leader writes, “Lansantha and her husband, Sandanam, are residents of Nallathanniya. Their love bloomed to a marriage. They have three children of the ages 12, 11, and 2.
“When we first visited them, we were surprised to hear of their humble beginnings. They had a small hut covered with tarred sheet roof leaking in many places. They had only a few food items for sale. The average income per day was Rs.300 (about $3).