On the 10th anniversary of the CNN Heroes campaign, CNN Hero of the year 2012 Pushpa Basnet was chosen among the five past winners and announced as the CNN Superhero on Monday.
Co-founded by well known fashion designer Prabal Gurung, Shikshya Foundation Nepal marked its 5th Anniversary with an event at The Taragaon Museum, Hyatt Regency compound on April 21, 2016, Thursday.
Interview with Pushpa Basnet (Social worker, CNN Hero 2012) on Himalaya Television.
CNN Hero of the Year 2012 It has been eight years since Pushpa Basnet, a 28-year-old Nepali woman, began gathering the children of Nepali prison inmates in a centre in the capital, Kathmandu, and providing them not only with shelter, but also education and motherly love.
Pushpa Basnet has made it as the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2012. Basnet has been providing housing, education and medical care to more than 140 children of incarcerated parents since 2005. Vote to help her become the CNN Hero of the Year.
CNN Heroes nominee Pushpa Basnet takes children of imprisoned parents under her wings and gives them a chance of a normal life other than the one behind bars.