A small brand committed to making a big impact

Sherpa is adventure gear with a purpose. Our vision is to inspire lives of adventure by exploring new lands and opening minds through learning.

Our goal is to provide 10 million school days by 2030

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Days of school provided to date

Every item you buy provides a day of school

It starts with you
Your role is vital. Every item you buy funds a school day got a child in Nepal.

Committed to a life of learning and adventure

Sherpa is adventure gear with a purpose

Our vision is to inspire lives of adventure by exploring new lands and opening minds through learning. We’re on a mission to help educate the girls and boys in Nepal. Every item you buy funds a school day for a child in Nepal. When you wear Sherpa Adventure Gear, you’re helping to teach a child and create opportunity for a new generation.

When people have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed, we all benefit.
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How our donations benefit students
Teacher and staff members training
Developing and distributing quality reading materials
Building Libraries & renovating classrooms

This is where your support is key

Giving children the tools that they need to stay in the school system has wide-reaching benefits.

Far too many children in Nepal are in the workforce and many marry early.
Child Labour
40.4%
of children aged between 5 and 17 are working in Nepal
2/3
of working children are under the age of 14
Child Marriage
7%
of girls in Nepal are married by the time they are 15
40%
by the time they are 18
When you wear Sherpa Adventure Gear, you’re helping to teach a child and create opportunity for a new generation.

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FAQs
What is the goal of the education Program?
Literacy rates in Nepal are staggeringly low. We know when a child learns how to read and write, they are able to better control their future. Our goal is to foster lifelong learning through independent reading, comprehension and writing skills.
What exactly does the donation provide?

We have partnered with globally recognized charity, Room to Read. They have been working in Nepal for 20 years to provide the tools schools, teachers and students need to succeed. We are working specifically with their literacy program in primary schools, which provides:

  1. Quality Materials & Learning Environments: Transforming schools into child-friendly learning environments with teaching materials and libraries full of locally written and illustrated children’s books.
  2. Equipping Teachers with Tools & Training: Providing professional training for teaching reading and writing skills as well as library management and activities. Following up with on-site coaching and assessments to ensure educators can effectively apply their newfound skills and knowledge.
  3. Community Engagement: Collaborating with local governments, schools, communities and families to ensure they understand the importance of literacy and how they can play a role in enabling students to achieve their full potential.