Adrienne Henck (Nepal)


Adrienne Henck

Adrienne Henck (Backward Society Education - BASE): Adrienne graduated from New York University with a Master’s degree in International Education. After her graduation, Adrienne worked at PCI-Media Impact, an NGO that uses creative media and story-telling to mobilize people and communities in sexual and reproductive health. Adrienne also taught English for three years with the J.E.T. Program. When she undertook her fellowship, Adrienne was preparing to pursue a Ph.D. at Penn State University. After her fellowship, she wrote: “I know that (this) experience is going to have a lasting impact on my academic and professional career. I loved Nepal and plan to return as soon as possible. I definitely have a newfound appreciation for how much we have in America."



26 Aug

The Children’s Love Blanket: Telling the Story of the Fight Against Child Labor

While the heavy issue of child labor sat at the heart of my summer work,

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Posted Aug 26, 2010

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16 Aug

Children First: BASE’s Approach to Combating Child Labor

The message of her song was clear:  if we end child labor, all children will

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Posted Aug 16, 2010

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04 Aug

Sabita and Sima

Sabita and Sima sometimes seem like Siamese twins, living parallel lives, acting out the same

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Posted Aug 04, 2010

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28 Jul

What is Child Labor?

What is child labor?  Is it the village children sold out of desperation by their

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Posted Jul 28, 2010

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19 Jul

The Children of Nepal in Numbers

Before delving into the crux of child labor: the what, the how, and the why,

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Posted Jul 19, 2010

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06 Jul

A Ten-year-old Makes Your Frappuccino: Child Labor in an American Context

Child labor.  Over the past few weeks, this issue has been the focus of my

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Posted Jul 06, 2010

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27 Jun

Sumitra Tharu: On Being a Girl and Realizing the Value of Education

I recently attended a gender equity training lead by BASE.  While the stories of the

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Posted Jun 27, 2010

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22 Jun

A day in the life of a Peace Fellow in rural Nepal

Because every blog needs a little personalization, I thought I’d share a typical day in

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Posted Jun 22, 2010

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20 Jun

Education under the rubber tree

Every day before beginning work, BASE staff members usually take time to socialize in the

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Posted Jun 20, 2010

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12 Jun

A Surprising Perspective: Introduction to Bonded Labor

Despite some difficulties in getting here (immense gratitude goes out to my amazing supporters), I

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Posted Jun 12, 2010

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29 May

Changing Nepal, Changing the World: Education for All

This blog is about education.  Many people have access to it.  However, many don’t.  This

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Posted May 29, 2010

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