Nepal, Enfance et Lumiere – 2019

For 2019 our chosen charity is Nepal, Enfance et Lumiere. The association aims to fully support girls of the poorest families to enable them to follow a good education. The youngest and university students live in our home run by Sushi, a street girl whose meeting was at the origin of the creation of NEL by Michèle and Pierre-André Heller.

This action is mainly aimed at girls because: 
The literacy rate which was 44.5% at the end of the 20th century has increased significantly but still remains lower than that of men: 80% for women aged 15 to 24 against 90% for men of the same age.

In addition, girls are confronted with the problem of early marriages.


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