About ECDC/Butterfly Home
Started by one of our inspiring champions, Pushpa Basnet, the ECDC/Butterfly House gives Nepalese children, who would otherwise be forced to live in prison, a chance for a bright future. In Nepal, incarcerated mothers must choose between bringing their child to live with them in prison or sending them to the street. Pushpa Basnet started a day-care and residential program to provide education, food medical care, and a home to the 50+ children she adopted out of prison. Pushpa also runs a program that teaches the incarcerated mothers how to create handicrafts, a skill they can use once they are released.
A permanent home for the children, called the Butterfly Home, was in construction and almost complete when it was devastated by the April 15th earthquake. These next few months will be a struggle as infrastructures for food, water and shelter are compromised. Your donation will help provide necessities to the children and assist with the rebuilding of the Butterfly Home.