Print Edition - 2015-05-21  |  Earthquake Relief

NSU members contribute to reconstruct schools

- POST REPORT, Baglung

May 20, 2015-

The Nepal Student Union Baglung is providing free labour to rebuild schools in the districts that have been  damaged by the Great Earthquake of April 25 and its aftershocks.

According to Khadga Thapa, chairman of NSU Baglung, the union is deploying its members to repair and rebuild damaged school buildings.

The students affiliated to the union have already started rebuilding efforts from Kalika Kanya Secondary School, located in the district headquarters.  

60 schools in the district have been are irreparably damaged by the earthquake, while 83 schools have suffered minor damages.

“The union members won’t just work in and around the district headquarters. They will also go to the remote parts of the district and contribute to the rebuilding process,” said Thapa.

“Our first priority is to create an environment where students can go to their schools without any kind of  fear. Later, we will also contribute to rebuild public places as well.”

Thapa also outlined the lack of skilled manpower and funds to help their initiative. “Though many buildings have to be reconstructed, we lack funds and skilled manpower to do so,” Thapa added.

Published: 21-05-2015 08:50

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