• 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:

    W: www.globaldevelopment.org.au

    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.

    W: www.lbwtrust.com.au

    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
    Email: uttam@ktmgh.com

    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 Ventures Tours 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.

    W: www.kghhotels.com

    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.
    W: www.chatswood-h.schools.nsw.edu.au

    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
    Email: pilgrims@wlink.com.np

    W: www.pilgrimsbooks.com

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    UNESCO, Nepal

    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 country.

    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

    W: www.currambena.nsw.edu.au

    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
    Email: cecelia.b@bigpond.com
    W: www.aapae.edu.au

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    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:

    W: www.gapguru.com

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    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.

    W: www.apc-nepal.org

    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.

    W: www.afap.org
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    CLCR has recently partnered with the Westpac Our Community online 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.

    W: www.ourcommunity.com.au

    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 future.

    W: www.mathletics.com.au

    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.

    W: www.roomtoread.org

    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.

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    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 School

    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.

    W: www.ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

    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.

    W: www.beechwood.org.uk

    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.

    W: www.emanuelschool.nsw.edu.au
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