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Our work

 

Our mission is to improve education facilities in the schools we select as most appropriate for funding. This may vary widely – from a playground so that children may undertake sport in a safe environment, to seismically safe classrooms, (46,000 were damaged or condemned after the 2015 earthquake), through to proper sanitary and hygiene facilities that encourage good health whilst at school.

 

We look for a willingness amongst those school communities to help themselves, and our projects are normally a collaboration between our selected NGO (Non- Government Organisation) who project manage things on our behalf in Nepal, and the local school committee who rally the local population to clear sites, help move rubbish, and sometimes provide labour  and support during the building phase of one of our projects. This “self-help” is essential to making the most of our sponsor’s investment, and indicates that the facilities will be maintained and treasured in the future by the community in years to come.  

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Below are a list of the projects we have run in Nepal:

Pangboche School

A small school in the shadow of Everest, in need of new uniform, musical instruments, traditional local dress, sports equipment, library books and computers.  

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Rocham School

A tiny school clinging to a mountain hillside not 20 miles from Everest with up to thirty children crammed into a classroom no bigger than a single garage, hoping to study.

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Kunikhop School

Nestled in the valley across the river from Salleri and Phaplu.this is the school that our Head Porter Kami Sherpa, and his brother Mingma Sherpa attended.  

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Mandali School 1

Mandali High School

After the earthquake in April 2015, Mandali School needed 10 classrooms urgently to ensure that the children had a safe environment to continue their education.

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Mandali School 2