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To build an educated Nepali Society
To provide scholarships to 1,00,000 needy students by 2025
Hart4onderwijsNepal (H4oN) is a Dutch (ANBI)Foundation that works with the belief that education is the basic right of every child and education is the key to building a new future and structurally combating poverty in Nepal. Through its exclusive partnership with HCI’s Sadbhaw Scholarship Program, H4oN’s purpose is to contribute to the improvement of primary education in Nepal and reduction of school drop-outs. By raising funds in the Netherlands, H4oN organises a sponsor trip to Nepal in October-November every year to provide practical support to the needy students in the form of scholarship packages and coaching and equipment support to the teachers. Till 2018, 600 children have received support and 500 more will be receiving support in 2019 through H4oN’s partnership with HCI’s Sadbhaw Scholarship Program.
VG Foundation is a Vishal Group (a leading business conglomerate of Nepal)’s initiative for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Business Development. Since 2013, as a Lead Partner, VG Foundation has partnered with Sadbhaw Scholarships program. It supports the program by providing kind support in the form of stationery materials.
Sadbhaw Scholarship has a standard selection process that comprises the need and merit of students. Need of the student gets almost 75% of the weights where as merit of the students get 25 % while going through the selection process. Selection process has several steps. Initially, Sadbhaw Scholarships creates partnership with local schools before implementing program. Then schools are provided selection forms through local volunteers, school management committee officials or local authorities. Students are shortlisted after they fill up the forms. The second last stage of scholarship award process of shortlisting the neediest and deserving students from the standard marking system of 75% need and 25% merit. Sadbhaw conducts interview of the parents, students or school administration if required. Students get Sadbhaw Scholarships in the final stage of selection where local community members, government authorities, youths-volunteers, parents, students are invited. Contributors are updated after handover of the scholarship with background of the students they helped, thank you video and pictures and contact details.