My School My Voice (MSMV)

My School My Voice (MSMV) is a project that focuses on providing a platform for children where they get opportunities to learn, analyse, explore and express through direct involvement in matters that concerns them especially in terms of education and protection.

2568 Girls& 2232 Boys (Indirect impact)

72 Girls 72 Boys

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The project ensures their freedom to express themselves and takes their views into account when coming to decisions that affect their daily lives.

MSMV will be working in four schools of Panch Pokhari, Thangpal, Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchok, Nepal. This project will establish MSMV clubs in our collaborating schools from classes 6-10. Six students will be appointed as school councilors (who will be overlooking and analyzing the decision making of the project) and 10 students will be members (who will be involved directly in problem identification and coming with solutions) and they will look into matters that affect them such as bullying, lack of extra-curricular activities, lack of proper teaching, inaccessibility of school resources, child labour, child marriage, trafficking, and so on and will also come up with innovative ways of identifying and tackling these issues locally. As a result, these members will also be engaging in decision making that affects their lives and enabling them to make take measurable actions.

The main aim of MSMV is to aware the students, parents, teachers and community on child right and protection and ultimately establish the community practicing Child Friendly Local Governance.

Objective

To provide a platform for children where they get opportunities to learn, analyze, explore and express through direct involvement in matters that concerns them especially in terms of education and protection.

Timeline

Ongoing

Activities

Child Parliament 2014, 2016 - Children from the MSMV clubs raised and discussed the issues of Child Labor
Child Marriage
Child Trafficking and Corporal Punishment and had a question answer session with the stakeholders, including other children, teachers, head teachers and government representatives.

Districts and VDCs Served:

Sindhupalchowk