On Saturday 25 April morning, a massive 7.9 earthquake hit Nepal with its epicentre not far from Himalayan Learning’s schools. The earthquake was the largest for 80 years in a region that is prone to quakes which have created the Himalaya. The attached photo is a screenshot of the hardest hit area. We have circled in red the area that Himalayan Learning primarily works in.
Surya Kiran school build starts
In December 2013, we picked our second lucky school to get a new building: Surya Kiran. We’re building a beautiful new brick classroom adding to their other five old stone ones, which are also falling apart. When we built a big building for our first school, Jaladevi, we did so hand in hand with the community whereby we brought the materials and locals donated