Introduction to LEAP4NEPAL

Leap4Nepal is the project established  with an aim to educate students in the poor community in the Sindhuli of Nepal . It is committed to provide various computer and emotional intelligence training to students of  the age 12-17 . Leap4Nepal is a chapter of Leap4Change, United States- which was established in 2009  to provide leadership … Continue reading Introduction to LEAP4NEPAL

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LEAP Successfully Performs Bullying Skits at Dolan Middle School’s Diversity Day

"If I hadn’t come to LEAP, I’d still be bullying." One of LEAP’s biggest accomplishments this year was its involvement in Dolan Middle School’s Diversity Day on May 24, 2013. Fourteen LEAP middle and high school students wrote, directed and acted a series of skits about bullying. Along with the skits, they led judgment-free conversations … Continue reading LEAP Successfully Performs Bullying Skits at Dolan Middle School’s Diversity Day

Norwalk Citizen Features LEAP

“It was a total culture shock. Even though we share the same borders, the education is so different.  What we found was that Darien and New Canaan were reading books in seventh grade that Norwalk and Stamford were reading in 10th grade.”   Through the Darien-based Leaders Educated and Prepared program, Izzy Lee, a recent Darien High School graduate, … Continue reading Norwalk Citizen Features LEAP

Meet LEAP’s Students! Victor, Amohd, Mersye, and Jen of Kibera, Kenya

Victor Age/Birthday: 19 years old Tribe: Luhya Education: Grade 7, didn’t finish grade 8 due to school fees   Background: Family: Single Mother, who can not work because she drinks (changaa), he has to care for her and the bills. Father died in an accident. 1st born died of Malaria (around the time father died) and 3rdborn was poisoned … Continue reading Meet LEAP’s Students! Victor, Amohd, Mersye, and Jen of Kibera, Kenya