Dalit women of Nepal are subject to harsh conditions in one of the world’s poorest countries. They suffer additionally as members of the rural poor; and the low status of women combined with the social exclusion of Dalits magnify the effect of their poverty – meaning a life of discrimination, suffering and often violence with little or no access to justice, education, or livelihoods.
This is Sita – a member of Nepal's Dalit community. She is studying in class six. For less than a dollar a day, you can help to pay fees at Shree Risti Bikash English Boarding School, provide students with uniforms & school supplies and empower them in the future.