Children
 Nepal
Project #4659

Stop Making Paper Orphans of Nepal Children

by The Mountain Fund
Vetted
Jul 15, 2011

First grade class added at Orchid Garden Nepal!

Bina with students from grade 1
Bina with students from grade 1

Greetings from Orchid Garden Nepal! From April 2011, we have begun a Grade 1 at our Orchid Garden School which was previously only a preschool. We now have 174 children at OGN with classes from 8am until parents pick their children up as late as 6pm in the evening. We have also recently added some older children to our new Grade 1 class that are 11 and 12 years old because they have had no other education. We are helping catch them up so they are ready for schools outside and won't have a problem coping with the curriculum. We also took the Orchid Garden preschool children to a Fun Park Visit in Kathmandu in May 2011! We are also offering an after school program for older students to come to a safe, happy place where they can work on their homework while their parents are still working. We will soon begin to have computer classes for older students and after school children!

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The Mountain Fund

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.mountainfund.org
Project Leader:
Scott MacLennan
International Director
Albuquerque, New Mexico United States

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