Japanese aid for Solu school

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Mar 11, 2015-

Japanese outdoor gear manufacturer Montbell has pledged Rs 824,000 in grant to Junbesi Secondary School in Solukhumbu district for the construction of a school block.

CEO of Montbell Isamu Tatsuno pledged the amount in a program organised in the Capital on Wednesday. The school which is situated in the remote village of Junbesi in the traditional trekking route to Everest region was selected for the grant by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nepal.

Also in the ceremony, the Rotary Club of Osaka, Japan committed a grant amount of Rs 412,000 each to Syangja-based AMOUR Sewa Nepal and Bhaktapur-based Community Based Rehabilitation Organisation (CBRO). AMOUR is a non-government organisation which has been operating centres for child victims of the decade-long conflict in Nepal for the last two years. Chief of AMOUR Kamala Parajuli said the aid money will be utilised to provide study materials for children. (PR)

 

Published: 12-03-2015 09:35

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