3 reasons to choose Taksvärkki
Student clubs in schools in Nepal work towards a society without discrimination. Nepalese youth are changemakers who challenge discriminating attitudes and defend children’s rights.
”By being active we can really make a change in our society.”
Ishika, 15, Nepal
“Gender based discrimination is a big problem. We can change the attitudes of people.”
Salin, 15, Nepal
In Taksvärkki you support youth in Nepal
3-days camp on leadership skills and making a difference for one youth.
Information spot on youth rights on local radio made by a student council.
A set of reusable menstrual pads and menstrual health training for four girls.
Young changemakers in Nepal
Materials for teachers
Learning materials, workshops and video clips.
Enroll your school
Organize a traditional Taksvärkki Day where everyone works for one day to support youth in Nepal or help your students to organize their own fundraising event.
How it all works in Taksvärkki fundraising
Taksvärkki (ODW) fundraising
Youth in Finland raise funds by working for a day and donating their pay to Taksvärkki campaign
Youth organization ECCA
In Taksvärkki’s and ECCA’s project we develop schools together with local actors and promote equality
Local student councils
Students get training and train others on participation, equality and ending discrimination.
”It’s important to be able to be yourself.
If that is taken away, then what is truly yours in life?”
Ranja, 16, Helsinki, Finland
”Youth face similar challenges everywhere in the world. First the challenges need to be recognized and then we can solve them together.”
Chandani, 17, Jhapa, Nepal