Happy Scholars


Children in Nepal whose school was destroyed by the April 25 earthquake now attend classes at a Temporary Learning Center.

At Santa Krishna Primary School in Bhaktapur, World Vision built and equipped a Temporary Learning Center (TLC) that is used by more than 70 children from nursery to grade six. Sturdy bamboo huts protect students and teachers from the elements. Toilets and safe water are furnished.

The organization also provides learning materials and hygiene kits, as well as training for teachers and administrators in child protection, school safety, and disaster preparedness.

The Bhaktapur TLC is one of four that World Vision opened. In partnership with government and other aid agencies, World Vision plans to open 50 more centers in Sindhupalchwok, Sindhuli, Gorkha, and Bhaktapur districts.

Says Rajani Maharjan, World Vision’s education coordinator in Bhaktapur, “World Vision aims to get all children back to school, while also assuring safe learning environments.”

Nepal’s April 25 earthquake destroyed at least 30,000 classrooms; 80 percent of schools were damaged. Nearly 1 million children have been without a school facility to attend since the quake.

Photo©2015 Crislyn Felisilda/World Vision

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