Emily MacDonald (Nepal)


Emily MacDonald

Emily MacDonald (Backward Education Society- BASE): Emily received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and French from Suffolk University in Boston. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English as a foreign language in Benin and Namibia. At the time of her fellowship Emily was pursuing a Masters of Law and Diplomacy degree at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. After her fellowship Emily, wrote: “I gained a lot of insight into how CBOs run, interviewing people in the field and how INGOs interact with these CBOs."



07 Aug

Catch 22 of Program Dependent Funding: A Check in with Sabita and Sima

In 2009 BASE performed a raid and rescue and rescued many child laborers under one

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Posted Aug 07, 2013

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30 Jul

A Meeting with Dang CDO – Chief Dysfunctional Officer?

After learning about the role the Chief District Officer (CDO) plays when it comes to

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Posted Jul 30, 2013

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23 Jul

SWAN’s song: A meeting with a potential partner NGO

As BASE expands and is looking for ways to enhance their child labor program they

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Posted Jul 23, 2013

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14 Jul

Speaking Child Labor Legalese: A look at Nepal’s child labor laws

What would you expect to happen when someone breaks the law? No doubt some notion

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Posted Jul 14, 2013

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29 Jun

A look at Child Friendly Villages (CFVs): the answer to Nepal’s child labor crisis or donor friendly, yet ineffective, pet project?

BASE was founded in 1990 to advocate against the kamaiya system of child-bonded labor. BASE

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Posted Jun 29, 2013

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21 Jun

Child Labor: Necessary Evil or just plain evil?

I’ve been in Nepal for two and a half weeks now and am getting used

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Posted Jun 21, 2013

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13 Jun

Urmila Chaudhary’s Fight for Justice and Kamlari’s Rights

I met Urmila Chaudhary in the lobby of the hostel in Kathmandu where she is

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Posted Jun 13, 2013

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13 May

The journey begins!

This summer I’ll be working with Backward Society Education (BASE) in Nepal. BASE is an

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Posted May 13, 2013

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