Sponsor Essay

The Magic in Letters

Chameli Waiba - Makwanpur, Nepal
As heard on NPR’s Weekend Edition, February 15, 2009

Raised in a village in Nepal, Chameli Waiba couldn’t attend school as a child. When she finally learned to read as an adult, Waiba discovered the power words could have to change her life, as well as the lives of others in her rural community.