Name: Neelima T.
Year of birth: 2004
Region: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur District
Family: Neelima has no father who takes care of her and her mother lives in a village far away. She lives with her aunty.
School: Neelima goes to the Sun Rise Boarding School. The average school-fees for children in Nepal are about € 13 a month.
Background: By origin, Neelima is from the village of Tema, Kavre. She lives in village without her father and mother. She is living with the sister of her mother in Nagarkot. Her parents are farmers and have a very low income. For financial reasons, it’s very difficult for the parents to send all of their children to school.
Reference: NV 1025
Updates by Hari, our coördinator in Nepal:
November 2016: Dear Sir and Sponsor of Neelima. Greetings from SMF! Raj and Manohar jii visited Neelima at her school before the Dashain festival. Neelima is now studying at grade 6. Now she is 13 years old. Her academic performance is very good. She scored 2nd position on recently conducted term examination as stated by the grade teacher. She is living with her aunty. Her father is not living with her till date.
She also got waka waka light and stationery so she was so happy and said thank you to her sponsor.
Exam result school year 2013-2014: Neelima has an average score of 75,88% for her tests in the third grade. She has been promoted to the fourth grade.