Tag Archives: Adolescents

#GivingTuesday and “Being the Change We Want To See” in Nepal

Fourteen year-old Subash Chaulagain from Shree Bal Byabasahi Secondary School in Kathmandu, Nepal was hesitant when ‘Civic Schools’, a Sambhawana and Accountability Lab initiative, was introduced to his school. He expected it would be just another program with long lectures and memorization of information. However, as he became immersed in leadership building exercises, role play, field trips to government […]

Young people coming together for DEMOCRACY!

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 three day workshop inviting young people from different background. The first batch was organized from 28-30 May and second on […]

Civics our way !

With an aim to  help schools think creatively about how to improve their civic health and achieve their civic mission, Civic Schools completed this year’s 16 weeks course at Bal Byabasahi School and running on 15th week at Sudesha High School. We provided schools with a framework for rigorously assessing and improving their civic education […]

And Civic Schools begins !

With little hangover of Dashain and excitement of Tihar, we started our first round of Civic Schools at HEMS School in Kathmandu. The purpose of this session was to introduce students to Civic Schools. The goal of Civic Schools is to improve the school community by expanding opportunities for civic engagement and learning by all […]