Bringing smiles in innocent faces

Sabita and Sawal started setting up the laptops and slowly passed each one around. All the children in the room seemed very excited and happy to see the green tool placed in front of them. And that was exactly what we wanted – to see them children smile and enjoy their time amidst the fearful situation.

They sat in a group of three and started trying out different activities and lessons from E-paath. Children are unsure when their schools will resume but these sessions definitely help them spend their time in quality learning. OLE Nepal is conducting these relief efforts in different places. Following photo series show kids involved in exploring the educational tool at Kirtipur. We are available in two centers of Kirtipur; Navajyoti Primary School and Janasewa Higher Secondary School between 11 to 3.

School premises
Navajyoti School is one of the centers where we are conducting our relief efforts for kids.

Sabita and Sawal
Volunteers Sabita and Sawal setting up the laptops.

sabita helping kids
Sabita helping little girls navigate the mouse around the screen.

progress and Brosen
Progress Maharjan helping his brother Brosen Dongol learn lessons of grade two. Brosen will soon be enrolled in two and these sessions will give him an idea about the lessons he will soon be studying in school 🙂

brother and sister
Sisters babysitting their small brothers.
Aastha and Kaushiki exploring the interactive learning materials with their brothers.

little ones
We feel good to see them investing their time in quality learning.

group photo
Time for some group photo. We had kids from different age groups and they were very talented.

teacher e-paath
A volunteer teacher at the session who is actively helping to run the program. We also passed a package of E-paath to the teacher so that he can use this interactive activities in his class.

passing through the rubbles
Passing through the rubbles to reach our next destination – Janasewa Higher Secondary School. Most of the old houses in Kirtipur has collapsed due to earthquake.

collapsed houses
Many houses were destroyed leaving countless people homeless.

tilted house
Dangerously tilted house in the alley of Kirtipur.

destruction
A town in Kirtipur had many old and culturally rich houses which now is not suitable for habitation.

camps
Many of the families are living in tents and are still not sure how long they will be there. With monsoon approaching soon, they are worried about their permanent shelter.

janasewa HSS
Child friendly space at Janasewa Higher Secondary School had majority of children coming in during the day. We had divided our sessions into two, so that children can make maximum use of the educational tool.

girls in laptops
Learning never stops.

learning never stops
Learning helps children forget what they experienced and motivates them to look forward to new things.

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