Only a mere 28 percent of girls in Nepal are literate,
and less than three out of ten can read. Without
essential skills, these girls risk falling victim to
prostitution rings and child trafficking networks.
Others are forced to live on the streets. Education
is the best hope these girls have of a normal life -
a life of independence and true freedom. For more
than a decade, Little Sisters Fund has been giving
young and underprivileged women in Nepal, a
glimmer of hope through scholarships.
With beautifully evocative photographs and intimate
essays, photographers Debby Ng and Edwin
Koo tell the heart-warming and inspiring stories of
these young women - Nepal's hope for a better