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Did you know… Capsule 1

Do you ever wonder where the funds go from the UNAKO scarf sales? Each UNAKO scarf sold opens up opportunities for Tharu Nepali girls and women and helps their dreams become reality.

IWEN allocated 49 bicycles to students ages 10-12 in Gadhawa, Dang as part of the Empowerment Through Education Program. Bicycles improve the students’ attendance and allows them to manage their school work and their household chores.

IWEN’s Mother’s Groups who complete a successful year of microcredit and life skills involvement receive a motivational incentive of 10,000 rupees (133.00 CND). This year seven Mother’s Groups were awarded their motivational incentive. Michelle Bonneau is awarding the incentives in Gadhawa.