CHRISTMAS 2020 NEWSLETTER An Urgent Christmas Appeal Will you help us? The HVP schools are still going in spite of everything COVID-19 has thrown their way. But with schools closed during lockdown and very little in the way of fees coming in, their income has all but dried up and meeting the day-to-day running costs of a school has become an existential challenge. HVPN-UK has been giving financial help to HVP Thali, Dang and Central School for the period of lockdown in Nepal.
The HVP schools have been closed for several months due to government rulings to limit the spread of CV-19, and HVP is receiving no school fees or government support to cope with this period of forced inactivity. With cases of Coronavirus increasing in Nepal, this lockdown situation may continue for some time. As you can imagine, this poses great risks to the future of the schools, and to the wellbeing of the staff that are the lifeblood of the HVP family, as well as denying
DISCLAIMER: I volunteered in Nepal in the Spring of 2020, and returned just before lockdown changed everything. My intent for this blog is to provide a recent update on all three HVP schools, in particular the building project at HVP Central and the success of the scholarship program. Whilst I cannot comment on how the schools are coping with this unprecedented pandemic, I am aware that I was perhaps the last volunteer to visit Nepal for the foreseeable future hence my view o