Community Engagement during the Holidays

Community Engagement during the Holidays

During the Dashain and Tihar holidays in Nepal, our fellows were all involved in service projects in their own villages and communities. Their projects ranged from collecting funds and materials to distribute blankets to needy community members in preparation for the...
Reflections from the Program Manager

Reflections from the Program Manager

Our indefatigable Program Manager, Shiri, wrote us this email last month, updating us about the current progress of our fellows pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. His passion and his commitment shone through this update he provided us, so we wanted to share this email as a...
Introducing the 7th Cohort of Samaanta Foundation

Introducing the 7th Cohort of Samaanta Foundation

Samaanta Foundation is pleased to introduce the seventh cohort of our higher education fellows. After a grueling few months of assessing applications, recommendations, essays, interviews, and financial and community circumstances, we have selected 6 fellows for this...
Holiday Update

Holiday Update

Dear friends, Happy holidays! On behalf of Samaanta Foundation, I would like to wish you and your loved ones a very happy, prosperous, and peaceful Christmas and New Year. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your help, support, and love to...
Samaanta year 6

Samaanta year 6

It is hard to believe that Samaanta Foundation is now into its sixth year. What began as a small effort to provide some funds to deserving public school students has grown rapidly, and organically, into a comprehensive fellowship programme. In these years, we have...

Homegrown Help for Deserving Students in Nepal

  NewYork Times – KOTH GAUN, Nepal — It is not the easiest of villages to find: Up a narrow dirt road full of hairpin turns, which turns into an even narrower walking path, there are severe drop-offs on one side, with sweeping views of the Katmandu Valley...