Our Community Partners
CLCR is constantly on the look out for organisations of any size to support the projects it works
so hard to realise. If you would like to get involved as an
organisation and sponsor a specific project, then please do not
hesitate to call or email us
Pat Price, the CEO and founder of CLCR, would love to hear from you!
We at CLCR, have formed many positive relationships with Australian and
Nepali organisations that are enthusiastic to help CLCR achieve social
change and create opportunity for those in need through its projects.
Below is an outline of the organisations that through utilisation of
their facilities and services by tourists, particularly Australians,
financially contribute to CLCR’s projects in some way.
The Global Development Group (GDG)
CLCR is proud to be a partner for project J537 CLCR Heartland Nepali School Project with Global Development Group (ABN 57 102 400 993), an AusAID approved NGO carrying out quality humanitarian projects with approved partners to relieve poverty and provide long term solutions. Global Development Group takes responsibility for the project according to AusAID rules, providing a governance role and assisting in the areas of planning, monitoring, evaluating and auditing to ensure that project J537 CLCR Heartland Nepali School Project is carried out to Australian requirements. Tax deductible receipts for donations made by organisations, individuals and businesses in Australia (and the U.S.A.) for all our school project aid and education development activities in Nepal – as part of this approved aid and development project J537 CLCR Heartland Nepali School Project – will be issued by Global Development Group (and GDG USA). For more information visit:
LBW Trust Fund
We have formed a fantastic partnership with the LBW Trust Fund in Sydney in the development of our Plus: 2/ Higher Education Centre as an extra sector of our Heartland School. This sector is projected to be up and running in 2014. Please read more about our Heartland Plus:2 development by clicking on this link.
The KGH Chain of Hotels and Resorts, Nepal
Park Village Hotel Resort and Spa, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal
We have formed a valuable partnership with the Kathmandu Guest House (KGH), situated in the heart
of Kathmandu’s tourist region - one of Nepal’s oldest hotels and part
of our existing Nepali support network of the KGH Chain of Hotels. CLCR
and our Heartland school will receive a donation for every guest,
volunteer or contact associated with CLCR as part of this partnership.
For contact details regarding accommodation, air port pick and tourist
activities in Nepal, please don't hesitate to contact:
Uttam Phuyal, the KGH Operations Manager
This picturesque hotel is situated just below the beautiful Shivapuri National Park on the
outskirts of KTM, and is ideal for tourists who are keen to see the
sights of Kathmandu but enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. With great
food, service and facilities CLCR is proud to be associated with Park
Village Hotel Resort and Spa.
By staying at Park Village Resort and Spa, 10% of your total bill will
be donated to CLCR and its projects. By notifying either CLCR or the
Park Village staff at the time of your booking we can help ensure that
your service is exceptional and that the underprivileged of Nepal
benefit through your stay. See below for the contact and booking
details of The Park Village Hotel Resort and Spa.
We have also partnered with Park Village for our 2009 Social
initiative, which combines education and
spirituality through the coordination of a day tour in which visitors
to Nepal get the opportunity to visit HCA and specific cultural venues
of Kathmandu that hold cultural significance. For more details on our
SVT Program in Nepal please see our projects page.
Chatswood High School (CHS), NSW, Australia
Partnership for Curriculum Development, Volunteers, Student leadership team partnership and student scholarship:
CLCR and CHS have partnered together in an initiative to develop curriculum scope and sequences for our Heartland Academy (HA) in Nepal. This involves CHS designating specialty staff for the creation and ongoing development of Heartland's secondary curriculum. Utilising units of work, teaching strategies and the huge amount of teaching experience from within the CHS staff to create a curriculum representing NSW Quality Teaching Framework educational standards. As well commencing a bond via communications between school leadership teams and the CHS year: 12 leadership team and SRC now sponsoring individual students at Heartland.
Pilgrims Book House, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Pilgrims book house and restaurant is a major chain of book sellers, publishers and exporters operating within Nepal and India. Pilgrims helps support CLCR's projects in the following ways:
• Supplying of books, stationery and handicraft materials through donation and at discount rates for the School project and ashram school libraries
• Through the provision of voucher donations for CLCR supporters who wish to purchase vouchers for the use of CLCR within Pilgrims
• Through the promotion of the Heartland School project from within their stores.
Below are the contact details of Pilgrims Book Houses in Kathmandu, or if you wish to speak to CLCR directly about these offers you can locate our details via the contacts page.
Contact name and Office Manager: Richa Maharajan
Phone: (977-1) 4700942
UNESCO is the technical body officially coordinated by the United Nations within Nepal. CLCR have
partnered with UNESCO primarily to help coordinate ongoing teacher
training and professional development workshops specifically for the
teachers of the school and of other schools in Nepal. Mainly to improve
upon the current level of teaching within Nepali schools in an effort
to lift the quality of education provided for the children of the
Currambena Primary and Preschool Sydney, Australia
Currambena is an Australian Democratic School offering education from preschool through to the end of primary school. It has been formally operating as an alternative educational facility to children throughout Sydney and Australia for over 40 years. Currambena is affiliated with Heartland as a Sister School. Currambena actively supports the school through fundraising events, advertising the school within its newsletters, providing resources and financial support for student scholarships and infrastructural development.
205 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove, NSW, Australia, 2066
Ph: (02) 9427 0644
Australasian Association of Progressive and Alternative Education (AAPAE)
AAPAE is a registered Australian education-based association that helps represent and promote
alternative education, schools and institutions within the Australasian
region. AAPAE is also a CLCR Community Partner and supporter, helping
to promote holistic education and the creation of life changing
opportunities to children throughout the world through collaboration
and promotion of specific CLCR projects.
AAPAE President: Cecelia Bradley
Future Sense Limited: with Gap Guru and
Mondo-Challenge Volunteer Programs
Future Sense are a UK based group who specialise in offering specific programs based upon providing people with the opportunity to do volunteer work in specific fields (such as education or the environment, etc) and communities around the world. They currently offer two brands of volunteer program: 'Mondo-Challenge' which is seen as a provider of placements for people taking a mid-career break and 'Gap Guru' which works more with university students taking a gap year either before or after university.
CLCR has partnered with Future Sense through our Community Partnership Scheme (CPS) in an effort to open the door for more volunteers/ teachers from Future Sense to come to Nepal and teach within Heartland, thus giving them valuable experience and greatly adding to the learning and educational environment at Heartland for both our students and teachers.
For more details on their programs or to contact Future Sense directly to speak about potential opportunities for volunteer placements, please visit their website:
Below are a few pictures of our first Future Sense volunteers to visit Heartland, Anna and Mark who were with us during 2009:
APC are a French INGO that are currently working in Nepal to provide street kids throughout Nepal with opportunities for shelter, food, socialisation and educational opportunities through their programs. APC take a holistic approach to providing welfare and care for the underprivileged children and population sectors they work with, taking kids from the street and supporting them through adolescence and beyond. We have linked with APC to provide further educational and hostel support at Heartland to the children within their care, below is a picture of Rajesh who joined us from APC in 2009. In this picture he is participating in our Agricultural Skill Development Program.
The Rotary Club of Lane Cove
Sydney, Australia, Kathmandu West, Nepal & Rotary International
CLCR has received financial support from the Rotary Club of Lane Cove, Australia and has also formed a Matching Grant partnership with the Rotary Club of Kathmandu West, Nepal. Our partnership with these two clubs also extends to working with Rotary International in coordinating our Higher Education sector.
The Australian Foundation for the Peoples
of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP)
The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) is an Australian non-religious, non-political
non-government organization (NGO) that strives to alleviate hardship and promote environmental
objectives worldwide. CLCR and AFAP have partnered in an effort to support education for
the underprivileged children of Nepal.
CLCR has recently partnered with the Westpac Our Community
donations scheme aimed at providing an extra fund raising activity and
opportunities for more individuals, groups and organisations to support
our Nepali aid and development activities, but specifically our HCA
Project. Through online donations, just click on the 'Make a Donation'buttons throughout
the website to make a secure tax deductible donation today and help us
change Nepali lives forever.
3P Learning and Mathletics
3P Learning is the global leader in online Mathematics learning for school-aged students with over
one million students inspired by our resources. Our mission is to engage
every student every day
with a personalised, responsive, intelligent and challenging learning resource
that inspires a delight in Mathematics and an innate drive to achieve better
results. CLCR has partnered with 3P to bring this program to every Nepali
student and teacher within its Heartland School Project and school
computer lab, this on-line initiative is part of our long term commitment to
lifting the education rate of Nepal’s
Room to Read
Room to Read partners with local communities throughout the developing world to provide quality educational
opportunities by establishing libraries, creating local language children’s literature,
constructing schools, providing education to girls and establishing computer labs. CLCR has partnered
with RtR to help support the development of our Heartland School library, resources and more
recently with our librarian attending a series of professional development workshops coordinated
by RtR based on enhancing the library and reading experiences for all students within Heartland.
Nepali Australian Association (NAA)
NAA have partnered with CLCR to provide educational scholarship support to our growing number of children attending Heartland. NAA are a passionate group of Australian based Nepali’s dedicated to providing educational support to as many Nepali children as possible.
Help Nepal Network (HeNN)
Help Nepal Network (HeNN) is a global charity with registered chapters in Nepal, UK, Australia and the US.
Committed to providing health and education to the needy communities in Nepal with a focus on remote areas.
HeNN and CLCR have joined as partners to support both organisations aid and educational development
initiatives in Nepal. CLCR and HeNN hold a joint fundraising and promotions dinner event each year which acts
as a major source of funds for both organisations.
Ravenswood has partnered with CLCR Australia and Heartland to take part in a Future Education Problem Solving challenge-to increase and support the development of literacy in developing countries. The girls taking on this group have had a huge impact on our students-partnering with a specific class group, Skyping once a week and delivering snap shot lessons, developing literacy and educational materials to be used in these sessions and throughout our schools teaching practices. Below are a few pictures of the Ravenswood girls in our action on-line with our Heartland students. The girls have established a Facebook page ‘Speaking to the Heart’ and have furthered their support via fundraising initiatives to eventually look to build a new class room or library at Heartland-thus positively impacting upon opportunities for literacy development for many years to come.
Beechwood Sacred Heart School
Beechwood is an independent co-educational school the UK and has been a partner with CLCR and Heartland since 2010 supporting our student body through pen-pal relationships, resource provision and sponsorship of a range of 'Adopt a Project'
initiatives. Such as lap tops, sports equipment, library books and arts and craft materials. We really appreciate their long term support and they are making a huge positive impact on our students.
Here are some pictures of some of the primary school fund raising events that they have done for us in the past.
Emanual School,Sydney, Australia
Emanuel is a co-educational Jewish school situated in Sydney, Australia. Emanuel has been a partner of CLCR and Heartland since 2012. With their Principal, Mrs Anne Hastings personally visiting Heartland school early in 2012 and then Emanuels' SRC body forming pen-pal relationships with some of our senior students throughout the year. We greatly appreciate the support and relationships they have developed with our students thus far. Below are some pictures of our kids receiving pen-pal gifts from Emanuel students earlier this year.