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Weʼre raising £10,000 to help re-build another school in the hills of Nepal. Giving children the gift of education so that they too, in turn, can make a difference.

Nuwakot, Western Development Region, Nepal

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Taruka School

In 2015 Nepal was struck by two massive earthquakes. Many thousands were killed and whole villages were destroyed. Aide Nepal was set up to help fund re-building of schools that were damaged or completely destroyed. In 2016 we funded our first school in Taruka, a subsistence farming community in the foothills of the Himalaya to the west of Kathmandu. The school has 150 pupils from 5 to 10 years old. This picture was taken in the February 2016 when I opened the school. It was quite a party!

Dangsing School

We have now been asked to help re-build the school in Dangsing, another farming village in the north of the region. If anything, the families in Dangsing are in greater need! The school there was completely demolished and the 300 children have spent the last two years in a makeshift shelter of bamboo and corrugated metal sheets.

This bamboo hut has been their school for almost three years.

As with our previous school, this school will be built to western standards making it resistant to earthquakes. In time of emergency it can be used as a shelter and aid post. The desks, benches and lockers will be made in Kathmandu. Although the build will be supervised by a qualified architect we will employ local men, and women, to do much of the construction work.

Families in this region exist on about $3 per day and with no funding from the government the village cannot afford to build a new school. Education is so important to these youngsters as it is the only way they can escape the poverty trap.

Please help us build a school like this for the children of Dangsing. Even a couple of pounds makes a real difference.

Thank you!

Roy (for the children)

https://aidenepalmagnoac.org

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  • Roy Francis

    Roy Francis

    Apr 12, 2019

    DESK Beech Family

    £60.00

  • Alan Yoxall (Yox)

    Alan Yoxall (Yox)

    Apr 11, 2019

    Hi Roy i would like to donate the coist of a desk

    £60.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Apr 11, 2019

    May they overflow with desks - magnificent project.

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 18, 2019

    For desks with gratitude 🕯

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 16, 2019

    Inspiring work

  • Jon Salter

    Jon Salter

    Mar 10, 2019

    DESK

    £35.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 7, 2019

    It's the 50th Steve Lewis so his present will be a desk.

    £50.00

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Nuwakot, Western Development Region, Nepal

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