Ustinov him shikar carene hero

Him Shikar Carène-Ustinov School, Association for Nepal

Reconstruction after a devastating natural disaster.

Ustinov him shikar carene ziel

The goal

A new school for Nele.

  • In 2015, Nepal was shaken by a severe earthquake that almost completely destroyed the village of Nele.

  • Nele is located about 60 kilometres from Kathmandu and has 5,000 inhabitants, 600 of whom are school-age children who were taught in emergency tents after the earthquake.

  • In cooperation with the Swiss Carène Foundation and the association Hilfe für Nepal (Help for Nepal), among other things, a new school building was to be constructed, providing the children of Nele with education under reasonable conditions again.

  • In an unprecedented effort, Paul Metzner, a dedicated Swiss construction expert experienced in reconstruction, and Käthi Flümann from the association "Hilfe für Nepal", a mountain guide as well as the initiator of the project, have used their commitment and their big hearts for the future of the people of Nele.
Ustinov him shikar carene projekt

The project

Creating a place of learning together.

  • Under the supervision of Paul Metzner and with the drive of the people of Nele, the new school was built using the traditional construction methods of mud, stone and wood.

  • In addition, earthquake-proof supports were installed to protect the school building from the possibility of the next natural disaster.
Ustinov him shikar carene erfolg

The success

A school, just like a school should be.

  • Nele's new school is now even bigger and more beautiful: it has eleven classrooms equipped with spacious wooden desks and benches.

  • The new building also finally has sanitary facilities with a total of six toilets.

  • There is now even a small house for the teacher, who previously had to live in a makeshift dwelling.

  • In addition to the school, almost 300 houses have been rebuilt with funds from the Help for Nepal Association, providing a safe and stable life for the people of Nele.
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