Shila Thapa

Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 2008

Citation

This profile was prepared when Shila Thapa was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
Shila Thapa is educating, empowering, and preparing parents of children with Down syndrome to care for and raise independent children that realize their full potential. Mothers, freed from guilt, become the capable caregivers and advocates for their own and others’ differently-abled children.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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