The CAIRN Trust (Child Aid In Rural Nepal)

Educational Development in Western Nepal

The CAIRN Trust develops and improves the educational offering in the rural communities of Nepal. We have identified four regions in Western Nepal in need of educational development :Lamjung, Gorkha, Kaski and Syjanga.

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It ran from 10:00 AM, 4 December 2014 to 5:00 PM, 17 December 2014

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1120038)

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Rural communities in Nepal have limited access to education , suffering from a lack of educational infrastructures, resources and expertise. Schools are remote and dilapidated. Teachers receive little to no training and lack resources with which to deliver interactive lessons. Books are a luxury. 90% of families live on less than 50p a day. The extra cost of school fees and learning materials means children are not able to start their schooling


CAIRN has three core programmes that help solve the above issues: 1. We build and equip Schools in partnership with communities and provide ongoing teacher development, focusing on early years. 2. We install Libraries in schools with dual publication, age and grade appropriate books and learning resources. 3. We provide Educational Awards (CEA's) to the most marginalised children, consisting of a bi-annual package of books, uniforms, shoes, school fees, stationery and a medical fund.