Altevette Project

A girl with an extra year of education can earn 20% more income as an adult (The World Bank).
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The school provides accommodation and education to girls from impoverished families living in the remote highlands of Upper Mustang on the border with Tibet and of nearby Buddhist Himalayan regions.

The educational system of Upper Mustang Nepal has as its foundation the Buddhist doctrine and, with rare exceptions, there are no other schools outside of the monasteries and religious communities.

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School Life…

What is school life like? Do you wonder what daily life is for our dear students and their teachers? Everyone rises early at 5.30am and begins their...

How Did the Project Begin?

How Did the Project Begin?

In 2005 the project founders, Francesca and a friend were trekking in Upper Mustang when they met lama Khenpo Tsewang Rigzin , the Abbot of Namgyal...