On 2nd June 2019, Nepal Jesuit Social Institute handed over new built 4 classrooms to Shree Bhubaneshwori Basic School located at Mahabharat-5, Kavrepalanchowk which is quite far from the highway with a tough, steep and dangerous road to come up. The school had been deeply affected since the 2015 earthquake. The students were studying in cramped temporary learning center and had to sit on the floor as it lacked proper furniture. The sponsorship by Xavier Network for construction of classrooms, distribution of furniture and 1500 meter pipeline for developing drinking water facilities and offering 127 students a proper place to study.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by NJSI team of 5 and 119 participants including students, teachers, guardians, locals and other special guests. The program was held in the presence of Chairperson of Mahabharat Rural Municipality, Mr. Kanchhalal Jimba and chairman of School Management Committee Mr. Baman Singh Thing. The ceremony started with National Anthem and then followed by performances by students, guest speeches and social audit. Unveiling of plaque and handing over the key to the concerned authority marked the end of the program.
Students were enthusiastic with the new buildings which look very nice compared with the former damaged one. The local participants were appreciative towards NJSI’s approach to enhance village’s children’s education and they anticipate further support. They also presented a letter of appreciation for NJSI’s contribution on constructing a well-furnished building.