Maisirang is a small village in the Raksirang municipality which lies within the Makwanpur district. The population of Maisirang is consists of the most disadvantaged and marginalized indigenous groups who are commonly referred to as ‘the chepangs’. Extreme and rising poverty has led to poor literacy and income opportunities. There are no higher education facitilies available within the village and most students have to travel between 2 to 3 hours to attend higher education institutes. Furthermore, the primary schools which are available lacks key educational equipment and trained teachers. Many children drop out of education at a young age due to the lack of supplies and also due to the burden of having to provide financially for their family’s livelihood.