"Room to Read' helps marginalized group students of Palpa to be fluent in Nepali



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The ethnic and marginalized group people of Palpa district have been able to read and write by the success of the literacy program here. They are able to fluently read and write Nepali language contradictory to the common thinking of the people that they cannot.

within two years, the students have been able to read and write in Nepali. The students of Kalika Adharbhut Bidhyalaya of Juthapauwa have amzaed the teachers with their nepali speaking ability. The school has a total of 165 students all of whom belong to ethnic and marginalized groups.

Specially, the students of class 1, 2 and 3have developed better nepali speaking along with progress in classroom activities. The students have been taught by ‘Room to Read’ training technique that develops the reading habit in students. A library has also been establihed in the school by the aid of Room to Read.

Room to Read is a global organization that conducts training and programs on literacy and gender equality in education. It Works in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children.

The teaching learning technique involves the inventive ways such as drama, art and fun in the class. 75 schools of the district have been implementing the program of such technique which have helped students to better learn.

(Source: Kantipur)