In 1998, Trevor Patzer founded Little Sisters Fund, a non-profit organization, with an aim to support female education in Nepal. The foundation strives to provide educational opportunities to intelligent, hardworking, and financially disadvantaged girls from South Asia who are facing extreme poverty, social prejudice, and discrimination. The foundation focuses on eliminating the root causes of low female literacy in Nepal and providing opportunity and hope to the girls so that they can build up better future. Trevor Patzer is the Executive Director, USA. He helps oversee the endowment and raises funds for providing scholarships to the Nepalese girls. To date, his efforts have raised over $5M. He also oversees the PR, development, and all fund raising initiatives of the organization. He manages volunteer workers and more than 400 scholarship accounts.
The Little Sisters Fund (LSF) provides various scholarship programs, which support all tuition, books, supply and uniform costs for little sisters studying in private, semi-private, and government schools throughout Nepal. LSF partners with 55 schools in 17 districts in Nepal. Along with educational opportunities, The Little Sisters Fund offers a Health Care Program to provide emergency and preventive healthcare. The organization is supporting more than 1,250 girls currently. Trevor Patzer and his work with the LSF has been praised in both local and international press. Because of his effort and dedication in female education and empowerment, Trevor was honored with a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship in 2003. He was also awarded St. Paul's School Distinguished Alumni Award for leadership and Outstanding services in 2005. In 2009, he received the Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award from his Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Trevor Patzer attended St. Paul's School, Concord, NH. After St. Paul's, he enrolled at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island and received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology. Later on, he pursued his Masters Degree in Educational Administration from University of Virginia. Along with promoting education, health, justice, and peace, Trevor is interested in hiking, running, and skiing. He has run sub three-hour Boston, Marine Corps, and Philadelphia marathons. He captained varsity cross-country running and skiing at St. Paul's and was a member of two undefeated national rowing championship crews at St. Paul's and another two at Brown. Trevor has keen interest in traveling and experiencing different cultures.