Education
 Nepal
Project #5042

Help Students Build a School in Nepal

by Sarvodaya USA

Summary

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
$6,750
total raised
146
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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.

Solution

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.

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.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

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Organization Information

Sarvodaya USA

Location: Madison, WI - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.sarvodayausa.org
Sarvodaya USA
Project Leader:
Shisir Khanal
Executive Director
Madison, WI United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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