Nexus Institute for Research and Innovation (NIRI) is an independent and not-for-profit-sharing institution in Nepal, registered with a vision to promote quality research and innovation across the nation and beyond.

Lokopakar in collaboration with NIRI expanded its sessions to various parts of Nepal. Till date, this partnership has conducted sessions at Dolpa, Khotang, Palpa, Kaski and for the students of Dolpa currently residing in Kathmandu for their further education after SEE(Secondary Education Examination).

The sessions were conducted on the topic Stories About Us where our moderators from NIRI and our participants shared their stories. This is a two way learning process where both the moderators and participants learn through each other’s experience.

Zonta Club Kathmandu is a registered NGO which has been working in Nepal to advance Zonta International’s mission and vision. Zonta focuses on the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Zonta Club Kathmandu works in collaboration with like-minded organizations to empower women in the local community.

Lokopakar has expanded to Jumla as Strength TogetHER Cohort 17 in partnership with Zonta Club of Kathmandu where the the girls of Jumla share their stories in relevant topics to make them believe in the power of togetHERness through stories.

Lokopakar in collaboration with Kathmandu Municipality City, Office of Municipal Executive, Bagmati Province, Ward No 5 has expanded Strength TogetHER to Mahendra Bhawan School as Cohort 16. The sessions are being conducted in physical presence of the students.

Lokopakar started expanded Strength TogetHER sessions to Cohort 18 sessions at Jyotidaya Co-operative Secondary School. Physical sessions were conducted on various topics where girls of Grade 7,8 and 9 could share their personal stories.