Tag Archives: Adolescent

Young people’s quest to learn democratic process continues

With an understanding that a politically active civil society is critical to the sustainability of any democracy and an  informed and active citizens is the driving force behind a genuine and competitive political process, Sambhawana organized third batch of three day workshop called Democratic Challenges:Solving by youth participation from 5-7 September 2014 inviting young people from […]

Applications invited for 3rd batch of Democratic challenges:solving by youth participation

After successful completion of two batches of Democratic Challenges:solving by youth participation, Sambhawana is inviting applications for third batch. Program Overview:   To underline the importance of a strong civil society, a three day intensive residential program will focus on the current democracy and governance issues, challenges and opportunities, affecting the country’s development progress. The program […]

Call for application(2nd Batch)-Democratic Challenges:Solving by youth participation

Background:A politically active civil society is critical to the sustainability of any democracy. An informed and active citizenry is the driving force behind a genuine and competitive political process. Because democratic transitions are rooted in people and movements, sustainable democracy programs cannot be delivered in a top-down, one-off, and short-term manner. This three day program […]

Call for applications-Democratic Challenges: Solving by Youth Participation

Background:A politically active civil society is critical to the sustainability of any democracy. An informed and active citizenry is the driving force behind a genuine and competitive political process. Because democratic transitions are rooted in people and movements, sustainable democracy programs cannot be delivered in a top-down, one-off, and short-term manner. This three day program […]

Partnering for Stronger Communities !

Last month, Mr. Stefan Voinea , Director of Gazeta de Sud, Romania visited Nepal under the Partnering for Stronger Communities Grants Program for Community Solutions Program Alumni. Mr. Voinea and our director Ms. Anita Thapa are Community Solutions Programs Alumni, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and implemented […]

Doing Democracy

It is always nice to be able to create a platform for young people and work together. While we were running school program in secondary and higher secondary schools, it was an idea developed there to bring together adolescents and youth from different schools and learn and share civics.

Civic Schools is growing

As our third site, Sudesha High School from Nakhhu, Lalitpur joins Civic Schools. We are so thrilled that 100 students ( 7th, 8th ang 9th graders) attended our first info session. Like in other schools, we started our day with name game where by we used arts to display our names and one thing that […]

Celebrate leadership

Our second week started with reading the blog written by Samjhana who volunteered last week to write the first piece of HEMS journal. She wrote about children’s day with such a nice art. It was interesting to learn that kids love celebration of days and they value it so much.

Where did learning fail?

Out of 100 students admitted in grade one, 33 will dropout till they reach grade five and 65 will do so till they reach grade ten. Out of 500,00,000 students appeared in School Leaving Certificate (SLC), 53% fails in regular examination. Every year 62% or 500,00,000 students fail in High School. 90% SLC appearing students […]