Sponsor: Leif Hejdenberg. Bandana was born 1998 and lives with her two younger siblings at an orphanage in Kathmandu. Her father was killed during the civil war, and her mother remarried. Being the oldest of the children at the orphanage she takes great responsibilty in cooking and looking after the other children. Bandana is a warm person full of energy and humour, it’s common to find her singing and dancing in the kitchen. At the same time she is determinant and attentive. Bandana dreams of becoming a teacher and having her own family, something many children in Nepal can not take for granted.