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Hi Charlotte!

Yeah, we were describing that mothers who are in a position where they have to choose between going to work or looking after their child will be able to go to work safe in the knowledge that their child is okay and is in a supportive environment!

Donations for toys and learning materials sounds like a nice idea - this would probably have to be done in conjunction with an existing charity or aid agency - do you have any idea how this might be organised?

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Nice idea Naomi!

I've spent some time in Kathmandu and yes, drinking water is a huge problem - the wikitravel guide to Nepal describes the water quality as "toxic". One of the things that makes working in Nepal as an aid worker very difficult as that (certainly until recently) it didn't have a functioning government, after the Prime Minister stepped down and an interim government was installed. I'm not sure if this is still the case, but if so, it might be more effective to try and work with aid agencies in Kathmandu rather than the national government. It might also be important to consider how these filters could be secured - drinking water is big business in Nepal, and the tools to turn well or tap water into pure water are very valuable - do you have any ideas on how this could be achieved?

Thank you very much for your sharing. Yes, good things always take time, so don't worry, I believe your improved idea will be better and better and I am looking forwards to it~ the pretty and durable thing is the best choice for children to play. Some researches says that color of toys contributes the development of children brain development. By the way, i also think that hygiene should also be an important topic in this idea, because the toys will be reused everyday and it is necessary to keep the toys as clean as possible