Disaster Relief in Nepal: Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports from 2015
Before we started the construction of the school blocks the ground level of the school had to be excavated to a specified height, which would allow for swelling and flooding during future monsoon periods. Volunteers worked hard to excavate and fill the clay soil to the required levels in preparation for the construction of the ground floor slabs.
The paint was still drying as we bid a fond and emotional farewell to Sunrise School. Flags with inspirational messages lined the brand new classrooms, a spot of colour on an otherwise damp and dreary day.
The completion of the brickwork for the school’s main building meant that the local workers could begin to apply the plywood partitions between the classrooms; this gave everybody a great sense of what the finished school would look like. With the walls of the classrooms being completed as well, we were able to begin painting and preparing the floor for the classrooms.
The 1st week of the Disaster Relief Project in Nepal has started incredibly well. The initial feedback from volunteers, project partners and the local communities has been overwhelmingly positive. Everyone understands the importance of the project and realise that they are part of something really worthwhile.