An unlikely student

I came across this story on the BBC’s website and it impressed me.   It tells the story of a 68-year old Nepali man who returned to school to complete his education.

The story brought to mind a wise quote from Confucius – “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

Sage advice for us all don’t you think?

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About Kate Coffey

After 25+ years in the investment management industry, I packed in my job and spent 2014 living and working in Nepal and Bangladesh, and visited some other places in between. It took me on a journey I did not expect, had me fall in love with Nepal and it's people, and become inspired at the work of Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC) located 2 hours east of Kathmandu in the Sanga foothills. Since 2014, I have continued my warm relationship with SIRC and worked closely with my friends there in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquakes to date. This blog initially started out as a travelogue of sorts to keep friends and family worldwide updated while I was off on my travels in 2014. Since then it has morphed into a life story of the many places I have lived and worked and of the wonderful people I have met along the way. I hope you enjoy.
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3 Responses to An unlikely student

  1. Beverley says:

    A touching & inspirational story. Txs for sharing.

  2. I’m from Nepal and education is at the core of our community. Thanks for sharing this story.

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