Save the Children assists quake-hit school to get new structures

2019-02-27

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Gorkha, Feb 27 (RSS): The Surya Jyoti Secondary School based in Sulikot rural municipality-6 in Gorkha has got new advanced buildings. 

Earlier, the school had lost its building in the 2015 April earthquake. According to District Project Implementation Unit (Education) chief Ram Prasad Adhikari, the construction of new three buildings with 20 rooms was possible due to financial and technical assistance of the 'Save the Children'. It cost Rs 38.9 million to construct structures. 

The earthquake-resistant facilities are disabled and child-friendly, school management committee chair Ratna Kumar Joshi said. They have different toilet for girls and boys. Prior to this, the school was running classes in makeshift structures (huts).