Roads to the school and village are very steep and rugged. Even riding cycles and motor bikes are extremely risky. No buses and cars can pass through these roads as they virtually impassable. Students have a long and difficult walk to get to school and often arrive late as sometimes diversions are necessary. It’s often an alternative to play on the roads rather than attending school consequently their clothes become quite filthy.
One third of Nepal’s population lives below the poverty line. Private schools are unaffordable for most students however public schools struggle with poor facilities, insufficient teacher training and many buildings are of substandard. Last year (2012) through Australia’s and Japan funding, the construction of a school commenced which has now Eight classrooms and fence around the school.