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Three Sisters Empower Women in Nepal

Half the Sky Movement

Three sisters -- Lucky, Nicky and Dicky -- grew up in Darjeeling and moved to Nepal after their father's death. There, they found that most Nepalese women lacked access to medical aid and education, so they founded the 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking Company to empower such women. The sisters have trained over 2,000 girls and offer free hostel facilities for six months to girls from rural areas. They currently employ 150 staffers and offer treks throughout Nepal as well as Tibet, India and Bhutan.

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