Monthly Archives: October 2013


Teacher training in Nepal We all remember our teachers from school. Some more than others. We recall fondly those who inspired us every step of the way and with vestigial trepidation those who sent a chill down our spine every time we failed to submit an assignment on time. But although the fear instilled by the latter breed of cane-wielding teachers make them hard to forget, they would also have scarred many of us for life, so much so that the word […]

Back to school — Republica


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school in a remote village in Nepal is getting electricity, thanks to some Hartford High School students. The 14 Connecticut kids in the school’s academy of Engineering and Green Technology have been designing and building a wind-powered turbine for the school in Saldang, which is in Nepal’s Dolpa region and surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. The school has no power is accessible only by yak, and not at all in the winter when the region is blanketed […]

Hartford students help power school ...


REPUBLICA              KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The happiness of the students and teachers of Eureka Residential Higher Secondary School knew no bound as they lifted the ‘Real School of Nepal 2013’ shield at the Prize Distribution and Gala Event organized by Dabur Nepal at the Grande Ball Room of Everest Hotel in New Baneshwar on Tuesday. They walked away home with a cash prize of Rs 100,000 and scholarships. In the first edition of ‘Real School of Nepal’ last year, Eureka had secured the […]

Eureka is ‘Real School of ...



  Qatar’s pioneering non-profit educational organization; Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), is fostering the spirit of volunteerism in Qatar by partnering with Qatar Foundation to send 24 volunteers on a 10-day visit to a ROTA Project in Nepal that supports the role of schools in Disaster Risk Reduction.       Supported by Vodafone Qatar, the trip offers a unique service opportunity for the volunteers to explore and expand their skills. Notably, Vodafone Qatar has sent several staff members on the trip, encouraging them […]

ROTA volunteers’ trip to Nepal ...