3rd School Building Project


3rd School Building Project Building Education is so excited to announce that the 3rd school building project has begun for Bharang National School. Bharang National Primary School, it is located in the Southern Chitwan Hills of Nepal up 6,000 feet. It hosts grades Nursery to 6th grade and will be increasing to 7th grade after the rebuild. There

From Virtual To Reality


From Virtual To Reality   After almost two years of operating remotely and at the mercy of covid related travel restrictions, Building Education founder Wendy Shew was finally able to spend two weeks in Nepal visiting the BE project sites. Her trip was illuminating and heartwarming, to say the least. In the following interview, she

Namaste from Nepal


Namaste from Nepal This October, as travel restrictions eased around the world, the Building Education team traveled to the project sites in Nepal. The first stop was the Siraichuli Primary School. This rebuild project in the Siraichuli Hills entailed: 1. Teardown and rebuilding of 2 classrooms 2. Installation of bathrooms (undertaken by the municipality government)

Monsoon Season in Nepal


  Monsoon Season in Nepal   Introduction The Chepang community in Nepal has long suffered from poverty and the lack of opportunity that follows. The lingering covid pandemic (more than a year and a half and counting) has made this precarious life situation even worse. Weakened immunity, lack of information and education, and inaccessibility to

Building Education Founder Named Top 100 Visionary for 2021

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The Award Building Education is thrilled to share that its Founder and CEO, Wendy Shew, is a recipient of the 2021 Top 100 Visionaries in Education Award, granted by the Global Forum for Education and Learning (GFEL), an organization dedicated to fostering intelligence and transforming education. Wendy is being recognized for her exemplary efforts in

Second Wave Covid-19 Reponse

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What is the Covid situation in Nepal? The covid situation in Nepal is worsening despite the prohibitory orders placed in 73 out of 77 districts. There are now 101,993 active cases and 7555 total deaths recorded in the country with a population of 30 million. The transmission started from the bordering Terai region and neighboring

The Siraichuli Primary School Rebuilding Project

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Imagine a mountain rising 6000 feet above sea level. Picture the narrow ridge along the peak that looks down, on either side, into valleys that run several thousands of feet deep. Now imagine a first grader walking along that precarious ridge, on mountain trails that are daunting even to an adult. Consider that this first

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