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Project information

Saraswati School Build

Saraswati school is in bad shape. It provides basic education to 40 child from the poorest background, dalit { untouchable } caste. The new school will be two rooms only but will provide a unique kindergarten and a classroom to bring color and hope into the lives of the poorest and most neglected.

September 2012 - December 2012

Charity information: Children Of The Mountain

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  • Need


    Dangerous unsafe school building, lacking light, desks, teaching aids, books. The children sit in dark and dismal rooms.


    It will provide a safe secure learning environment, cool in the summer, warm in the winter and secure from monsoon rains. The Kindergarten will bring light, color, uniforms, books, child friendly desks and creative learning toys to child in desperate need.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide a safe school and a creative learning environment


    » Build
    » Train Teachers
    » Support Children

    What success will look like

    Success will be the opening of a two room school inclusive of unique kindergarten and the implementation of our teacher training program

  • Impact


    The project will provide Teachers and school children and environment to provide quality education. It will overcome the challenges faced to-day and encourage parents to send children to school on a regular basis. We will monitor progress through our existing school support monitoring program in place in other schools in Tandrang. It measures attendance, literacy levels and teacher development


    There are numerous risks working in rural Nepal. They range from logistical challenges due to poor infrastructure to support of a politicalised community. Parents who have not had an education undervalue sending children to school and are under pressure to send then to work from an early age.
    We have addressed these issues by years of working with community leaders, school committees , local government and partners.


    Our website provides regular updates on all projects and Trustees are accessible to discuss any aspect of the project in detail.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £10,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £8,000 build school bricks and mortar
      £1,500 furniture child friendly furniture
      £500 books & support bi lingual books and uniforms
  • Background


    Tandrang Nepal, a community of 7,000 subsistence farmers


    Dalit children in the poorest community in the district

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have a proven track record in building schools, training teachers and supporting the poorest children in the community of Tandrang

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    John Matthews

    John as Founder is still actively involved in projects on the ground

    Bikash Maharjan

    Bikash is our in country engineer, and has to date successfully build 5 school blocks in Tandrang

In our school we have two colors, black for blackboard, white for chalk. In ourschools the word is flat not round, we teach in theory