School building reconstructed with community investment

Published On: October 21, 2018 12:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MYAGDI, Oct 21: Locals of Shikha, Annapurna rural municipality-5, in Myagdi district have rebuild an earthquake-damaged school by mobilizing millions of rupees at the community level. 

Two buildings with altogether 17 rooms have been reconstructed at a total cost of Rs 32.8 million, said Min Bahadur Buddhuja, president of the school management committee. He said the local community has invested more than the government bodies in a reconstruction of the school buildings.

The school buildings suffered damage due to the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake. Both buildings are disabled-friendly and earthquake-resistant. The school runs classes up to Grade 12 and has 191 students.  RSS

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