Day Meal Project (DMP)
The foundation has been implementing the Day Meal Project (DMP) at Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School in Ramechhap Municipality-7, Sukajor, Ramechhap with financial assistance from Hilfe Fur Ramechhap eV., Germany. The project aims to provide warm meals to students coming from poor and marginalized families. This initiative not only helps to decrease the dropout rate but also provides the children with a nutritious meal during the day. The foundation has been providing day meals to the school children for the last three years. The foundation in collaboration with its donor, has extended DMP in Shree Siddheshwor Basic School from Ramechhap Municipality – 7, Sukajor, Mugan from May 2023 where 25 students and their families are directly benefitting from the project.
Internet Connection and Computer
Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation aimed to provide digital learning platforms to the students at the school, with the financial assistance from Hilfe Fur Ramechhap eV., Germany. As a result, the foundation provided two computers and an internet connection to Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School. Hilfe Fur Ramechhap eV. also donated a projector, which was handed over to the school to use in teaching students through audio visual methods. After receiving a request from Shree Siddheshwor Basic School, Ramechhap Municipality-7, Mugan, Ramechhap, the foundation and its donor, had established an internet connection to the school for advanced teaching and learning facilities. After the internet connection, students are now using computers and using different audio-visual learning materials using internet.
English and Computer Teacher
Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with the school management committee and other stakeholders, appointed an English and Computer teacher at Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School to provide quality education and familiarize the students with digital gadgets such as computers, email, and the internet. The foundation received financial assistance from Hilfe Fur Ramechhap e.V. for this project. The teacher was responsible for conducting English and Computer classes at school, organizing extra-curricular activities, and coordinating all the activities organized by the school and the foundation.
Distribution of Teaching and Learning Materials
To supplement the academic curriculum and enhance the learning experience of the students, the foundation has also provided extracurricular materials such as sports equipment, teaching and learning materials such as drawing books, pencil, color pencils, and copy. These materials are intended to develop the students’ physical and creative abilities, as well as to foster a sense of teamwork and companionship among them. The foundation believes that a well-rounded education goes beyond academics and encompasses a range of life skills, and it aims to support the students’ holistic development through these initiatives.
Distribution of Face Mask and Warm Shocks
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with Hilfe fur Ramechhap e.V., prioritized the health and well-being of the students and staff by providing reusable face masks to prevent the spread of the virus. These face masks were provided to the students of Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School from Ramechhap Municipality – 7, Sukajor and Shree Nagkanya Secondary School from Manthali Municipality – 1, Gadwari, Manthali. In addition to this, the Foundation also distributed warm socks to the students of Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School that were specially prepared and sent from Germany by Hilfe fur Ramechhap eV. to help them cope with the cold winter season.
Construction of Kitchen and Organization of Kitchen Utensils
To support further for the Day Meal Project, the foundation has received a request from the school management committee for the construction of proper managed kitchen, the foundation has initiated the Day Meal Project at Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School, but due to the lack of proper kitchen and utensils, school was having problem for the proper management of the DMP, hence the Foundation facilitated the construction after consultation with the School Management Committee and other stakeholders. The Foundation has facilitated the physical and technical aspects of the construction. The project was funded by Schoeck-Familien-Stiftung, Deutsche Bahn Stigtung, and Hilfe fur Ramechhap e.V. The Foundation also purchased necessary equipment such as fridges, lunch plates, cooking stoves, cooking vessels, spoons, glasses, water jar, and other required materials for the kitchen.
Water Connection and Hand Washing Station Construction
Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation, with the financial assistance from Hilfe fur Ramechhap e.V., has undertaken various initiatives to improve the facilities at Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School. One of these initiatives was the installation of a water connection channel consisting of a water tank, distribution pipe, and tap. In addition, the Foundation has set up a safe drinking water facility and hand washing station at the school to ensure that the students have access to clean and safe water. These initiatives not only help improve the health and hygiene of the students but also create a more conducive learning environment.
Library Set-up and Expansion
Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation, in its effort to promote education and reading habits among students, has set up a small reading library at Shree Gaiyashwori Basic School with the financial support from Hilfe fur Ramechhap e.V. The library is equipped with primary level books as well as drawing books, colors, and other materials for the students. To further support education, the foundation, in coordination with Hilfe fur Ramechhap e V. Germany, has provided Shree Gaurishankar Higher Secondary School in Ramechhap with various books in Nepali and English, covering subjects like history, literature, geography, music, religions, science, and more.
In addition, the Foundation has worked closely with the School Management Committee and Teachers to provide access to the school library for the surrounding community, with the aim of promoting learning habits and providing access to learning materials for enthusiasts. The expansion of the school library has made it possible for the public to access educational resources and engage in learning activities.
Dip Bahadur Karki Scholarship Scheme
Our aim is to promote access to quality education and reduce the dropout rate among children who face economic barriers to continuing their studies. To achieve this objective, Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Memorial Foundation has initiated “Shree Dip Bahadur Karki Scholarship Scheme” and providing scholarships to two deserving students from Shree Gaurishankar Secondary School studying in class 4 and 5. We are committed to continuing this support until they complete their studies up to grade 12. By providing this assistance, we hope to create opportunities for bright young minds and help build a better future for them and their communities.