promote bamboo and earth as a modern construction material.
Saraswoti Secondary School
Saraswati Secondary School in Dhulikhel Municipality (ward no. 13) was established in 1980 as a sanctuary for education. The school is located in a remote location, about 5 kilometers away from the main highway Dhulikhel town.
Since its founding, the school has been providing high quality education to local children. Despite having extremely limited resources, the school ranks 14th across the nation in terms of quality. The school has classes from kindergarten to class 10 and serves a student population of 210 children.
Janajyoti Primary School
Janajyoti Primary School established in 2008, situated in Bhangeri, Pachkhal-7, Kavre consists of around 40 students from Grade 1 to 4.
After the earthquake, their four classrooms have been completely damaged while other staff rooms are at risk. Currently, the students are attending classes under the remaining structure of their building. Due to its rural location, the school has received considerably less attention after the earthquake in comparison to other schools in the Kavre.
Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya
The Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya (MPP) is the principal archive of books and periodicals in the Nepali language. The library is a non-for-profit institution run by a trust. Over the last five decades, the library has continuously engaged in the collection and archiving of published materials in Nepali language.
The library holds a unique collection of rare monographs, periodicals and ephemera that describe different aspects of Nepalese society, culture, history and literature from different periods. The collections comprise of newsletters, posters, pamphlets, banners, calendars, manuscripts, reports, manifestos, letters, sketches, photographs, negatives, film-footage, speeches, press releases, images of wall paintings, invitations, and audio recordings.
Earth and Bamboo Lab
In line with ABARI’s vision and purpose to promulgate alternative materials, ABARI is constructing a state-of-the-art and earthquake-resilient research lab at Kathmandu University. The lab shall be used for alternative and conventional material testing and will benefit the students of KU, especially those belonging to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering.