Rebuilding the classrooms in Shyama Dolakha

2017-09-30T21:28:48+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Shree Seti Devi Primary School is situated on a hill above the village of Shivalaya and educates children from playgroup to Grade 6. School after the earthquake NAFA has been involved with the Shyama school since 2011 when they funded the building of three toilets and the renovation of 4 classrooms.  They [...]

Classrooms in Kophu school, lower Solu Khumbu rebuilt

2017-09-30T21:37:10+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Over 180 students attend Shree Rampur Lower Secondary School which has 10 classrooms and an office and educates children from playgroup up to year 8. Completing the foundations NAFA started assisting this school in 2009 when we funded the building of 2 new classrooms and installation of equipment for the classrooms. In the [...]

Classrooms in Patle, Okhaldhunga rebuilt

2017-09-30T21:29:22+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Over 340 students attend Shree Patle Higher Secondary School which has 15 classrooms and an office and educates children from playgroup up to year 10. Preparing the land and retaining walls NAFA first assisted this school in 2009 with tin roofing to help them complete a new 3 classroom block.  In 2010 [...]

Villages provide volunteer labour towards rebuild of their community infrastructure

2017-09-30T21:39:46+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Clearing school site at Patale NAFA always expects volunteer contribution from villagers in all funded projects. This engenders the spirit of partnership and ownership within communities and helps drive NAFA’s hard earned donations and fundraising income further. Following the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015 villagers have greatly appreciated the significant commitments [...]

Celebrating the rebuild of remote infrastructure in Nepal!

2017-09-25T08:12:02+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Practical training with stone mason It has been the year of rebuilding remote village infrastructure following the devastating  earthquakes in 2015. NAFA allocated $448,000 to earthquake related projects in five districts of Nepal: Dhading (Tawal, Kutal, Ladap and Richet), Solu Khumbu (Kophu), Okhaldhunga (Patale and Dhurpisurki), Dolakha (Shyama) and Sindulpulchowk (Jitpur). Additionally NAFA allocated [...]

Kadambas classrooms

2016-10-31T17:44:04+10:00March 24th, 2014|

Location: Kadambas, Sindhupalchok district Date:  2013 Partner: Shree Golma Devi Secondary School Beneficiaries:  325 students from Kadambas village area. Objective: To construct 2 classrooms for class 9/10 optional studies and new library Details:  The school applied for funding to build 2 classrooms to allow the students of year 9 and 10 to split up [...]

Jalkeni pre school building

2016-10-31T17:44:54+10:00March 24th, 2014|

  The old dairy building used as a pre school Location: Jalkeni, Sindhulpalchok district Date: 2013 Partner:  Shree Gyan Kunja Primary School, Jalkeni Objective:  Construction of 2 classrooms for nursery to grade 1 Beneficiaries: 150 students from village of Jalkeni Three new classrooms       Details: The community purchased [...]

Renovating classrooms Tawal Besi

2016-10-31T17:51:02+10:00March 24th, 2014|

Location: Shree Lali Gurans Primary School, Tawal Besi Ri district, Dhading Date: 2013 Beneficiaries: 35 students from nursery to class 3 Objective: To repair the roof, walls and install a new cement floor for this three room school. Details:  After visiting the school in 2012 it was noted that it was in need of [...]

Further Education and Training for Youth (FEAT)

2016-10-31T23:35:48+10:00December 27th, 2011|

Keshari Date: 2009 ongoing Partner: Vinayak Shiksha Niketan (VSN) English Secondary School & Creative Learning Academy (CLA) School in Thimi, Seabird International (Higher Secondary) college in Thimi, Prisoners Assistance (PA) Nepal, Shree Pasang Chowk School, Tawal Objectives: To improve employment opportunities for young Nepali students involved in three NAFA supported projects: Prisoners [...]

Child Educational Sponsorship

2016-10-31T23:37:20+10:00December 24th, 2011|

Agreni Brief History: The child educational sponsorship program for Prisoners Assistance Nepal and Vinayak Shiksha Niketan English Secondary School Thimi commenced in 2003 with 11 children. The purpose was to help disadvantaged children receive a basic education to help break the poverty cycle. Since then we have reached our goal of sponsoring [...]

Construct 3 school toilets Patale Okhaldunga

2016-11-01T17:51:50+10:00November 18th, 2011|

Location: Okhaldunga district, 3 days walk from Salleri village in the Lower Solu Khumbu Date:  July 2010 Partner: Shree Patale Lower Secondary School, Patale Beneficiaries: 200 students and teaching staff Objective: Construct 3 school toilets (girls, boys and staff) Details: There were no toilets at this school for over 200 children and school staff.  They were [...]

Construction of 2 Pre-school rooms Narjing

2016-11-01T17:52:16+10:00October 30th, 2011|

Two classrooms almost complete Location:  Lower Solu Khumbu, (Everest region) Date:  August 2011 Partner: Shree Sekar Sing Lower Secondary School, Narjing Objective:  Construction 2 Pre-school rooms Beneficiaries: 30 -40 pre- school children from 4 Wards in Garme VDC & 1 Ward in Nele VDC Details:  In 2011 the village applied to NAFA for [...]

School toilets and reroofing classrooms Shyama

2016-11-01T17:52:52+10:00October 30th, 2011|

Location:  Ramechap district (one day walk from Jiri village roadhead) Date:  January 2011 Partner:  Shree Setidebi Primary School, Shyama -7 Bhirkharka, Dolakha Beneficiaries: 225 students and teaching staff Objective: Construction of school toilets and reroofing of existing school building Details: This school had old unusable toilets and the students were using the nearby bush [...]

Cement classroom floors Kutal Dhading

2016-11-01T17:53:17+10:00October 30th, 2011|

Cementing classroom floors Location:  Dhading district, ( 1 day jeep drive and half day walk from Kathmandu) Date:  July 2010 Partner: Hilly Region Development Club/Shree Buddha Primary School, Kutal Beneficiaries: 120 Students Objective: Sealing classroom floors with cement Details: School visited by NAFA members in January 2010, who noted the need to cement floors to reduce the [...]

Classroom skylights, whiteboards and library books Kophu lower Solu Khumbu

2016-11-01T17:53:42+10:00October 28th, 2011|

Inside the classroom Skylights for the classrooms Location: Lower Solu Khumbu, 2 day walk from the airport village of Phaplu Date: March 2010 Partner: Shree Rampur Lower Secondary School, Kophu Beneficiaries: 250 students Objective: Provide skylights and whiteboards for 6 classrooms and Room to Read books for the library Details:  NAFA [...]

Refit 4 classrooms Lumsa

2016-11-01T17:54:34+10:00October 19th, 2011|

Location: Lower Solu Khumbu, 3 day walk from airport village of Phaplu Date: March 2010 Partner: Champa Devi New Lumsa Primary School Beneficiaries: 75 students Objective: Provide skylights, whiteboards and desks to 4 classrooms. Details: NAFA members visited school in February 2010 and noted the poor state of lighting in each room, the dust created by [...]

Multipurose schoolroom Tawal

2016-11-01T17:55:04+10:00September 28th, 2011|

Construction of the multipurpose room and extra classroom Location: Dhading district, ( 1 day jeep drive & 1.5 day walk from main the roadhead town of Dhading) Date:  May 2008 Partner: Hilly Region Development Club/ Shree Pasang Chowk Higher Secondary School. Beneficiaries: 400 students Objective: To construct a large multipurpose room and [...]

Library furniture Lumsa

2016-11-01T17:55:57+10:00September 19th, 2011|

  Location: Lower Solu Khumbu, 3 day walk from the airport village of Phaplu Date:  May 2010 Partner: Champa Devi New Lumsa Primary School Beneficiaries: 75 students Objective: To construct library shelving and tables for library and to provide Room to Read library books - 50,000 rupees Details: School submitted application in [...]

Tawal Teacher Sponsorship Appeal

2016-11-01T17:57:36+10:00August 23rd, 2011|

Students overjoyed with their first exposure to colourful illustrated storybooks NAFA is seeking individuals or groups who could commit to sponsor a teacher in the remote village of Tawal, Nepal at the current subsidised rate of AUS $3,200 per year (current at 2010) over a three year period. (Part sponsorship would also [...]

Child Care Centres

2016-11-01T18:05:30+10:00May 24th, 2011|

Location: Pokhara   Date: 2004 ongoing   Partner: Butterfly Foundation   Objective: To support the operation of two child care centres in Pokhara for children of lower caste parents who have come into Pokhara in search of day labour.   Outcomes: Since commencing its support of the centres, NAFA has provided annual rental assistance and [...]

School at Tawal

2016-11-01T18:06:26+10:00May 24th, 2011|

Location: Ganesh Himal area in remote hilly region of Nepal   Date: 2005 ongoing   Partners: Hilly Region Development Club (Nepal), Nepaleducaid (Austria) and 'Smile back to me' (Spain). Objective: To support the operations of the lower secondary school (Grades 1-8) at Tawal.   Outcomes: NAFA currently provides a salary subsidy of two teachers at [...]

Replacement of old lower secondary school (grades 1 – 7) at Tawal

2016-11-01T18:14:49+10:00May 12th, 2008|

  Location: Ganesh Himal area in remote hilly region of Nepal Date: 2007 – 2008. Partners: Hilly Region Development Club (Nepal); AusAID (Nepal); NepaleducAID (Austria); Churchie School (Brisbane, Australia). Objective: To replace the structurally unsound lower secondary school at Tawal. Outcomes: A new seven class room school building completed and in use [...]

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