China Foundation delivers solar light to earthquake-affected children in Jajarkot


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Feb 1: China Foundation for Rural Development (CFRD) has distributed 1,000 solar lights to earthquake-affected children of community schools in Jajarkot district.

This support project aims to bring much-needed light and hope to children still recovering from the devastating earthquakes, in far remote area of Jajarkot district.

This strategic project is reflective of CFRD's commitment to boosting education in areas affected by disasters. Students now have access to solar lights that helped children to continue in learning in disaster and trauma, where traditional power sources are rare, read a press release issued by the CFRD on January 30.

"Solar lights as part of an innovative effort that is bringing in a new era of reliable, sustainable electricity for education. The objective of the initiative is to remove obstacles to education brought on by irregular power supplies in earthquake affected area. To make sure that all students have access to light and can study efficiently, even in areas with insufficient energy. The solar lights are not only environmentally friendly but also a cost-effective solution for communities facing energy challenges".

This project reflects a dedication to reducing educational gaps and establishing a better future for Nepalese children, according to the press release.

The project is gaining support and providing as a model for other areas facing energy inequalities, demonstrating the transformative capacity of sustainable educational solutions. In addition to providing much-needed resources, the gift also represents a celebration of recovery and resilience as the Chinese Spring Festival comes near. Community leaders appreciate this initiative which will have positive impact on the lives of students who faced challenges in the wake of the earthquake & express gratitude for the support, read the press release.

Last month, the foundation had also distributed earthquake relief materials of 2,000 packages of daily-use household goods, food materials, and warm packs; 1,906 packages of food materials (12.5 kg of rice, 2 kg of Dal, and 1 liter of oil) and 366 Blankets and jackets to earthquake-affected children and families of Jajarkot and Rukum-West districts.

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