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2014 Stars Impact Awards

2014 Stars Impact Awards

VOC received 2014 Star Impact Award for Protection from Asia-Pacific Winners category. The award is granted for tireless work to provide safe, happy and healthy environments for vulnerable children. Director of VOC, Mr. Krishna Thapa received the award from Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, in a grand ceremony at Kensington Palace, U.K. on 13th December 2014.

The Stars Impact Awards recognize and reward outstanding local organizations improving the lives of children in the countries. It is an independent charity founded in 2001 by Al-Dabbagh Group which is based in London. It seeks to champion and amplify the efforts of those working on the front line in the fight against poverty and child mortality.

2012 Stars Impact Awards, Small Award

2012 Stars Impact Awards, Small Award

VOC awarded by 2012 STARS IMPACT AWARDS, Small Award by Star Foundation UK for the protection of children living in street. The STARS Impact Awards aim to identify and support local NGOs that achieve excellence in the provision of services to disadvantaged children and that demonstrate effective management practices. There were six Impact Awards in total: three Awards for Africa-Middle East and three for Asia-Pacific, across the categories of Health, Education and Protection. A smaller Award made at the discretion of the STARS Board of Trustees to recognise the work of an organisation whose application demonstrates potential as a 'Rising Star'.

Human Rights Prize 2009

Human Rights Prize 2009

VOC honoured by the National Advisory Commission on Human Rights of French Republic with a Human Rights Prize 2009 for the protection and support of street children in Nepal. This prize, created in 1988, is awarded for individual or collective action, irrespective of nationality or borders, undertaken in France or abroad, with respect to one of two themes; Freedom of Speech and The Protection of Street Children.

Visit of Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek

Visit of Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek

Official visit of Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek, wife of UN Secretary- General, Ban Ki-moon in 2008 at Bisaune (Drop-in & Preparation Center) is a huge appreciation and encouragement for VOC. Her invaluable words to VOC's children not to lose hope and aspire for high aims are a significant message for VOC to continue support to children living/working in the street.