Written by : Phurwa Gyaltsen Crystal mountain school, dho-tarap, Dolpo is a school located at an altitude of more than 4000 metre in Dolpa district. The school runs up to grade 7. After finishing summer session of 7 months the student of class 7 are brought down to Kathmandu in Snow Leopard Residence a boarding facilities... Continue Reading →
Written by Manish Ale - 7th grade student My classmates and I were interested in playing football since we were in grade one. We participated in Moran cup organized by St.Xavier’s Godavari in Kathmandu a few years ago. It was also the first time that we traveled so far. We were all very... Continue Reading →
Written by Laura Plunkett I believe that kids learn best while they are having fun and the kids at Maya Universe Academy definitely seemed to have a lot of fun learning English while practicing yoga at the same time. In the classes, a mix of storytelling, songs, games and yoga poses are used. Yoga is... Continue Reading →
Written by Eugenie Thieffry As a French drama teacher, I was glad to have the opportunity to conduct a theater workshop with the Nepali students at Maya Universe Academy. The biggest challenge in this was to get the group ready to perform a small play within just two weeks! And with kids who are already... Continue Reading →
Written by Alessandro Masciadri Photos by Daniella Araujo Since the beginning of November a new sport is entertaining Maya Universe Academy’s kids during the afternoon activities. After three weeks of construction, a volleyball court has been set and it is ready to welcome students from 5th, 6th and 7th grade. It is now possible for... Continue Reading →
Bas de Nijs, shares the experience of two sets of students from different worlds interacting and exchanging. The start to a valuable collaboration..
In September, Nepal entered full festival mode to celebrate Dashain, a 15 day long Hindu festival. Traditionally, families gather, perform rituals and enjoy their traditional food. This year, some Mayans (volunteers, employees and students) took the opportunity to travel in Nepal. Krishna Rana, student, shares his experience. Pokhara to Muktinath | A student's adventure Written... Continue Reading →