Project will add 4 classrooms at a village school in Nepal, so the children can get education up to secondary level at their village. Currently, they walk for more than 4 hours to go to another school
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Rawal Danda School in Dhading District, Nepal, has 381 children studying between pre-school and 8th grade. The school runs on a limited infrastructure, because of the lack of classrooms the school has put students of grade 2nd and 3rd into a one room.Once they complete their 8th grade, they have to walk further up to 4 hours or more (for a round trip) to go to a secondary school. Naturally, many drop out. In general, less than 50% of secondary school age children enroll into a school in Nepal.
How will this project solve this problem?
In partnership with high school students in Kathmandu, Sarvodaya is running a campaign to add four classrooms at Rawal Danda School. The students will contribute their labor. The community members will also contribute 50% of the cost required.
Potential Long Term Impact
Once completed, the school will enable children in the vicinity to study at their own local school saving them 4 hours of daily walk. It will enhance educational level of the community, which will lead to better health & economy of the community.
Total Funding Received to Date: $6,750
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $6,750 . The original project funding goal was $6,500.