Children return to makeshift schools in post-quake Nepal


Schools which were damaged during last month’s  tragic earthquake in Nepal have started to reopen.

According to a BBC report, the devastated schools have been rebuilt on a temporary/make-shit basis using materials such as bamboo, wood and tarpaulin. The initial days of and classes will focus on helping children recover from trauma and also help in capacity and confidence building.

Over 25,000 classrooms in about 8,000 schools were damaged when a powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Nepal on April 25.

Around 8,000 people were killed in the earthquake which was followed by tremors on other occasions as well.