In schools supported by CHANCE for NEPAL, children taking their School Leaving Certificate have a 95%+ pass rate. Only 51% of children here complete primary level schooling. The national literacy level is 45%.
Education is a major project for CHANCE for NEPAL because the standard of teaching in many village schools is poor with only 10% or fewer attaining their School Leaving Certificate. In schools supported by CHANCE for NEPAL in Kathmandu, children taking their SLC have a 95% or higher pass rate.
While 80% of children (86% boys and 74.6% girls) are admitted to school, only 51% complete primary level and the national literacy level stands at 45%. Out of the total population of 25,371,000, 41% are children below 16 years of age.
We are delighted to have our third school built by Grassroot Movement in Nepal (GMIN). Rosy and Peter Gent from London came across our website and liked what they saw! They asked if they could fund a school building through CHANCE and in May it was completed. The children are enjoying being in their new
CHANCE for NEPAL’s main education projects take place in four schools: TRIPLE GEM SCHOOL – PEGASUS ENGLISH SCHOOL – SHANGRI-LA SCHOOL all which are in Kathmandu, and at SHREE SECONDARY SCHOOL in Chitwan, 120k south of Kathmandu. CHANCE for NEPAL will continue to monitor improvements in children’s early learning. Because parents and the children themselves
As well as funding schooling directly, CHANCE for NEPAL’s other EDUCATION projects include providing milk for pupils in the lower school at Triple Gem School and a ‘Tiffin’ meal (school lunch) for the youngest students at Shree Secondary School in Chitwan. Many children walk long distances in their journey to and from school. A nutritional
Funds from CHANCE for NEPAL have provided 28 computers and screens at Pegasus English School and Triple Gem School. At Pegasus English School which was damaged in the 2015 earthquake CHANCE has provided funds to build a new wing which contains two new classrooms: one a computer lab; the other an all-purpose classroom with added
Encouraging and motivating teachers to stimulate and tap into the child’s imagination helps the process of learning and provides the building blocks to a brighter future. CHANCE for NEPAL has funded GMIN’s 5th Teacher Training Workshop which took place in the remote area of Babiyachour, Surkhet and invited 19 teachers from 13 schools, targeting teachers
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During my annual visit to Nepal and our projects, I spent a day with WCS. I was accompanied by Bimala, a member of the Shenpen team, (one of our main partners on the ground) who
CHANCE funds Skills Training given by WCS (Women’s Cooperative Society). This is our 12th year of funding WCS. The training took in Sankhu, Palobari, 25kms, (about an hour and a half from the city centre Kathmandu). Each training lasts 5 days. There were 28 participants who took part in basic vegetable training. Over the training