(9 June 2016) Nepal Library Foundation, Canada celebrated its tenth anniversary in March 2015. Its founding mission statement was to ‘support library development in Nepal and the establishment of a national library system’.
To date NLF Canada has raised over $150,000.
This has directly supported the establishment of over 40 libraries in Nepal. It has supplied 150 computers and tens of thousands of books to libraries across the nation. It also provided startup and support funding of over $50,000 to Open Learning Exchange, Nepal (OLE) to help establish Nepal’s first digital library and knowledge repository, the e-Pustakalaya.
The announcement in full is here.