Remote Village Infrastructure

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 [...]

Report on visit to Shyama, Dolakha

2016-10-31T18:00:56+10:00November 25th, 2015|

Ross and Brenda’s visit to the village of Shyama with our Solu Co-ordinator Phurba Sherpa, architect Sabin Shrestra and NAFA members Kusalta and Saskrita Shrestra - 14 October 2015 Temporary shelters The road to Jiri  is narrow and winds through hills and small villages, the 90km journey took us 7 hours. Due [...]

Earthquake damage Patle School Okhaldhunga

2016-11-01T13:33:02+10:00July 23rd, 2015|

Homes were destroyed On April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Nepal destroying entire communities, killing more than 8,800 people, displacing more than 500,000 people and leaving millions in need of hope and security.  Weeks later on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake also struck eastern Nepal near Everest.     [...]

Earthquake affected Chermading school, Okhaldhunga

2016-11-01T13:38:48+10:00July 23rd, 2015|

Chermading school with renovated tin roof prior to the earthquake On April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Nepal destroying entire communities, killing more than 8,800 people, displacing more than 500,000 people and leaving millions in need of hope and security.  Weeks later on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake also [...]

Earthquake Report on the lower Solu Khumbu and Okhaldhunga areas

2016-11-01T13:41:42+10:00May 19th, 2015|

On 25th April a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, the epicentre was in the Gorkha district, west of Kathmandu.  A second earthquake on 12th May measuring 7. 4, the epicentre to the east of Kathmandu and the tremors were felt as far as about 2400 kilometres away.   Patale, Okhaldhunga Solu Khumbu/ [...]

Biogas – Kophu

2016-11-01T17:46:39+10:00April 25th, 2014|

A deep hole dug for the cement fermentation and gas tanks, Kophu Solu Khumbu Location:  Solu Khumbu Date:   2012 ongoing Partner: Shanti Youth Family, Kanku 6 Kophu Beneficiaries: 30 households comprising 168 people Objective: To install a bio gas system in 30 households in the village of Kophu. Effluent goes in [...]

Water infrastructure Kodari

2016-11-01T17:47:08+10:00April 24th, 2014|

The Griffin family at the school water tap, Kodari Location: Kodari – Sindhupalchok district Date:  2013 Partner: Shree Singa Devi Primary School Beneficiaries:  105 students in Grades 1 to 5 and 15 households in nearby village.  Objective: To bring drinking water to the village and school from a spring 2 hours walk [...]

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 [...]

High altitude fuel efficient stoves – Solu Khumbu

2016-10-31T17:47:19+10:00March 24th, 2014|

High altitude fuel efficient stove Location: Lumsa, Gernapur, Mulkarka and Narjing villages - Solu Khumbu Date: 2013 Beneficiaries:  173 households / 665 people Objective: To install fuel efficient high altitude stoves   Cooking at an open fire, Mulkarka Solu Khumbu     Details:  The communities applied to NAFA for assistance in [...]

Micro Hydro Project – Dimel and Juge

2016-10-31T17:50:19+10:00March 24th, 2014|

A warm welcome by the community Location: Dimil, Solu Khumbu Date: 2013 Partner: Pike Khola Micro Hydro project, Dimil Beneficiaries:  450 people in 67 houses in the villages of Dimil and Juge. Objective: To install a 7 Kw micro hydro system in the village of Dimil which would produce power for 2 [...]

Water Infrastructure Chhermading

2016-10-31T17:51:58+10:00March 22nd, 2014|

Location: Chhermading Okhaldunga Date: 2013 Partner: The Himali Lali Gurans Youth Club,  Chhermading Beneficiaries: 200 people from 35 households and students from the local school. Objective:  Construct water/surge tanks and relay pipe for better water supply. Details:  This village had problems with their original water supply and applied to NAFA for assistance to build [...]

Lumsa Micro Hydro Project

2016-10-31T23:07:28+10:00February 1st, 2012|

Lumsa micro hydro worksite Location:  Lower Solu Khumbu district, 2 days walk from Salleri village Date: January 2012 Partner: Lumsa village and Lumsa Micro Hydro Steering Committee Beneficiaries:  109 households/ appx 500 residents Objective: To complete a micro hydro system to bring electricity to all houses in the village. Wiring up the [...]

Lumsa Micro Hydro Project complete

2016-10-31T23:08:25+10:00January 25th, 2012|

The penstock brings water to the powerhouse CONGRATULATIONS to the Lumsa community for their determination and hard work in completing their micro hydro project in 7 months.  The community were very determined to bring electricity to their village, they took out personal and business loans to help raise the money for this [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Water infrastructure for a school Nayagau Kavre

2016-11-01T17:54:08+10:00October 28th, 2011|

Bringing water to the school Location: Kavre district (next district east of Kathmandu valley) Date:  July 2010 Partner: Shree Deupur Primary School, Nayagau Beneficiaries: 200 students and teachers Objective:  Water infrastructure project to bring water from a higher spring to a tap stand in the school which at present has no water. [...]

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 [...]

Improve water supply to village – Mulkarka

2016-11-01T17:55:29+10:00September 19th, 2011|

Villagers at the storage tank Location: Lower Solu Khumbu, 1 day walk from the airport village of Phaplu Date: January to May 2010 Partner: Mulkarka Village Development Committee Beneficiaries: 25 Households in Mulkarka village Objective:  To build a holding tank at a new water source, lay new piping and cement an old water [...]

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 [...]

Skylights for 4 classrooms Patale

2016-11-01T18:08:21+10:00January 27th, 2011|

Skylights in the classroom Location: Okhaldunga district, 4 days walk from airport village of Phaplu or roadhead of Jiri Partner: Shree Patale Lower Secondary School Beneficiaries:  200 students Objective: Provide skylights for 4 classrooms Details: The school was visted by NAFA members in February 2010 and the members noted the poor state of lighting [...]

Water infrastructure Patale

2016-11-01T18:08:46+10:00January 27th, 2011|

  A water stand in the village makes it easier for the women to collect water Location: Okhaldunga district, 4 days walk from the airport village of Phalu or the roadhead at Jiri Partner: Patale Village Development Committee Beneficiaries:  Patale, surrounding community and school Objective:  Water infrastructure project that would give improved water [...]

School roofing Patale

2016-11-01T18:09:12+10:00January 27th, 2011|

Celebrating the new school roof Location: Okhaldunga district, 4 days walk from airport village of Phaplu or roadhead of Jiri Partner: Shree Patale Lower Secondary School Beneficiaries:  200 students Objective: Purchase galvanized iron roofing material for 6 classrooms (Repair of old roofs for Grades 3-5 and roofing materials for the new classrooms [...]

Construct two classrooms Kophu lower Solu Khumbu

2016-11-01T18:13:00+10:00January 31st, 2010|

Celebrating to opening of the two new classrooms Location: Solu Khumbu district (2 days walk from Phaplu airport) Date: October 2009 Partner: Shree Rampur Lower Secondary School,Kanku-6, Kophu, Solu Khumbu Beneficiaries: 80 children in school of 250 Objective: To construct 2 classrooms to bring the school to grade 8 level. Details:The school [...]

Mulkarka Water Supply

2016-11-01T18:15:44+10:00May 12th, 2003|

Location: Solu Khumbu Area Date: Feb 2001 to April 2003 Beneficiary: Mulkarka Village community and Dorpu Young Star Club. Objective:To improve water supply from old to new spring for villagers and 200+ people who pass through on market journey. Beneficiary: Villagers, particularly women and young girls. Outcomes: Laying of new pipe from fresh spring, [...]

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