Severe floods across Nepal
141 people have been killed in Nepal by severe floods in this monsoon period. 38,000 households have been affected. In Himalayan Learning’s area, all schools are still standing. The floods have not killed any of our children or seriously harmed their families so far. We are daily assessing the continuing floods and the flood damage to see if there’s anything we can do.
Children get umbrellas with new uniforms
Himalayan Learning volunteers passing out new uniforms and stationary give children in nine schools a big surprise with new umbrellas. Umbrellas are great in the monsoon (which just started) because most of the children have to walk between 30 minutes and two hours to get to school. Attendance rates in school go down during the monsoon rains as many children do not want to