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STEM II

OUT-OF-SCHOOL/SCHOOL GRADUATE GIRL INTERVENTIONS

OUT-OF-SCHOOL/SCHOOL GRADUATE GIRL INTERVENTIONS

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. The project implemented a number of activities to ensure that out-of-school girls had work-ready skills and better access to income generating activities. These included providing training in financial literacy and business skills, linking girls to ...

IN-SCHOOL GIRL INTERVENTIONS

IN-SCHOOL GIRL INTERVENTIONS

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. Since 2017 it supported marginalised girls to stay in school and access better quality education, leading to improved literacy and numeracy outcomes. The ‘in-school’ cohort was made up of girls studying at STEM II’s 30 ...

CREATING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

CREATING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. Findings from the project’s baseline report uncovered incidents of harassment in schools by teachers and of girls being bullied by boys on their way home. In response, the project introduced a series of activities designed ...

STEM Jamboree-2019

STEM Jamboree-2019

STEM Jamboree 2019 was celebrated with much anticipated grandeur and fanfare on November 15, 2019 in Dhangadhi, Kailali. The annual event organized by STEM II (Supporting the education of Marginalized Girls), is marked to celebrate girls’ education. This year, the event featured a day long activities of cultural performances, exhibitions, fun activities. More than 600 ...

Stitching her way through life

Stitching her way through life

Rajani Chaudhary stands tall donning her traditional Tharu attire confidently addressing a Girls Education Challenge seminar full of government officials and donor agencies. It is difficult to believe she was working as a Kamlari (bonded laborer) not so long ago in Bardgodiya Municipality of Kailali. Chaudhary was born in a poor family with five sisters and a ...