Global Service Scholars: Nepal
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Thank you for visiting our ZotFunder site as we fundraise for our upcoming service trip to Nepal this August. As a cohort of Global Service Scholars, this UCI program under the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation encourages students to apply coursework and our compassion studies into service work abroad.
This year, our team will be embarking on a month-long journey to a remote village in Nepal to work with a non-profit organization titled “Her Farm”. Her Farm is a unique and special community because it is an entirely women-founded and women-operated farm in the Himalayas Mountain that seeks to empower and liberate women from a culturally oppressive region. Their mission emphasizes progressive children’s education, women’s health initiatives, and community development. Here, women and children alike are given resources and a safe-haven to become self-sufficient and leaders in their community.
Thus, inspiring our team to name our campaign “Empower Women, Empower a Community”, because when you support women and their limitless possibilities, you are shaping and uplifting an entire generation to become mothers, leaders, or innovators.
However, our level of impact could not be successful without your help! Before we volunteer in Nepal with “Her Farm”, we are asking for monetary donations to go towards integral supplies and resources that this community needs in order to flourish.
Her Farm never charges families to stay on this farm as it is collectively-owned, however provides invaluable resources such as healthcare, education and food. Your donation will provide families with “Her Clinic” which provides medical care with routine check-ups, supply children with uniforms and school utensils, provide women with specialized training in nursing, agriculture, and computer skills. On an even larger scale, your donation can also build upon necessary infrastructure such as roads to the remote village, a water irrigation system, and microloans for women to invest in their future.