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Newsletter – September 2021

Welcome to our autumn newsletter.  While conditions remain difficult in all our project areas with a surge in Covid cases over the summer in Tanzania, and further landslides and flooding in Nepal in August, our staff remain focused on ensuring long term projects can keep running, as well as providing emergency support.  There is still a lot of good news! Our Tanzania farmers are harvesting a successful crop and our new cohort of Saathi teachers have started in their schools. ...

The Road to Quality Education in Mondo Schools

Ever since Mondo started supporting schools in the Darjeeling District of North East India we have been training teachers in ways to improve their interaction with the children and make their teaching more effective. In the last few weeks we have taken a further initiative to help the schools on the road to continuous self improvement. Ruth Worswick, a trustee of Mondo Foundation and herself a headteacher of a primary school in Hampshire, UK, has been conducting workshops for heads and senior...

Nepal Scholarship Season in Full Swing

Scholarship season is now in full swing at Mondo local partner HELP’s office in Kathmandu. The Helambu students seem to have taken the earthquake last year as a spur as the results for the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams are better than ever this year, with more than ever reaching the minimum level for being considered for a HELP scholarship to a college for the “Plus 2” (“A” Level) course that will set them on course for a career. As a result...