2023 Athletes

Overseas Exchanges

With the funds you helped us to raise in 2023, we sent three Nepal Exchange and Empower Training and Education Scholarship graduates on overseas exchanges, including Anita Rai who raced at UTMB CCC in Switzerland, and Padam Kumari Sunuwar and Sabina Rai who raced at Translantau in Hong Kong. Padam and Sabina also spent an extra week in Hong Kong, experiencing big city life and taking advantage of work shadowing opportunities.

Pictured: Anita Rai training in Nepal for the UTMB CCC

Nepal Opportunity Grants

Through the Opportunity Grant Program, we supported two livelihood opportunities for our graduates in Nepal. We funded a position at the Mira Rai Initiative for Anita Rai to offer free weekly community runs to the public in Kathmandu to promote health and wellness. In collaboration with Pokhara based charity Right4Children, we supported Nitu Tamang to take up a coaching position at Right4Children’s Right2Run program for children in primary and secondary school. Nitu has blossomed in the position and is inspiring a new generation of youngsters.

Pictured: Nitu Tamang