- Pushpa Basnet was named one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2012
- Basnet's group helps children in Nepal who have to live with their parents in prison
- She runs a home where dozens of kids can live outside the prison walls
Pushpa Basnet was chosen as the 10th Annual CNN SuperHero in an online vote, from among five previous CNN Heroes of the Year. Her selection was revealed during 'CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute' on December 11, 2016.
(CNN)Because Nepal lacks the social safety net that exists in most Western nations, many children there have little choice but to live in prison when their parents are incarcerated.
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