Sumitra Manandhar Gurung and Rukmini with their students. The photo was taken after the completion of a Scouts training given by Manandhar and her colleagues. The students in the photo had participated in the training. There are an equal number of male and female participants—a remarkable feat in the conservative village. Manandhar believes the presence of female trainers was the major motivation for the girls to participate.
Accession Number: npl_2013_smg01_00394