Kalpana Gurung, English for Change

Date grant awarded: October 30, 2016

Kalpana Gurung and Simone Galimberti are the founders of ENGAGE, an organization which envisions an inclusive society for all, especially Nepali youth and young adults living with disabilities, through self empowerment opportunities. They believe that by partnering with and providing training for personal/professional development, they will be empowered to explore the world and change the perceptions of society towards disabilities and youth. The English for Change project works towards empowering youth living with physical disabilities by offering a free English language course to 15 people living with disabilities in Kathmandu.