In April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. This earthquake was followed by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in May 2015. Homes, schools, businesses, and other infrastructure were destroyed or damaged. While many in the world community donated to help, little support has reached those who need it most, as funds have not been disbursed to most households. Nearly two years later, many families still live in temporary structures, without running water and electricity. It is estimated that 770,000 families will go through another winter in temporary structures.
In the village of Sankhu, the local government maintains a registry of all families affected by the earthquake. From this list, 250 children were identified as needing educational support. Currently, ten children have been selected by consulting with local school administrators and a site visit of the children’s homes to identify the ten children most in need. Another child in Kathmandu was added and this year, April 2017 two additional children were added. But there is still a huge need, a waiting list of another 23 children that we hope to include in the coming year and a overall number of 250 kids recognized as needing educational support! Most of the children selected live in temporary structures without running water or electricity; many of them are lacking daily necessities! This is our chance to help a child’s future and invest in the dreams of this under priveledged, struggling community!
Who We Are
The Freedom in Knowledge team is a group of volunteers dedicated to promoting education. 100% of your donation is used for tuition, books, supplies, uniforms and clothing for our children. These donations are tax deductible through partnership with Indorelief, Tax ID 47-2442871
We believe in the power of knowledge and education to make this world a better place for every single person. We believe that every single soul deserves the opportunity to live, dream, and have the ability to make those dreams reality. We believe there are enough resources worldwide to support every living thing, if we live responsibly. We believe that every sentient being has basic rights and we cherish every person’s individuality, diversity, and uniqueness, as demonstrated through religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, race, ethnic background, and culture.
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(Source: Website under construction / 16.06.2017)