Nepal School Libraries
Prepared for: Tim Ferriss
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Koluhawa Village Development Committee (VDC) is situated in NawalparasiDistrict, 190 kilometers southwest of Kathmandu. From there, it takes about 6hours to reach the school.Shree Janata Secondary School is located in a village called Etaura, about 8kilometers south of Danda, a section of the Mahendra Highway.
Shree Janata Secondary School is located in Koluhawa VDC, NawalparasiDistrict. This area is inhabited by people of various ethnicities, most of whomderive their income from labor-intensive agriculture. Wheat, rice, maize,mustard and potatoes are the primary crops grown in the region.
The population of the area is 6,500. Large, traditional families remain thenorm. The typical household consists of a family ranging in size from five toseven. Generally, houses in this region are one to two stories tall and areconstructed either from reinforced cement concrete (RCC) or stone and mudmortar roofed with corrugated iron sheets.
Shree Janata SecondarySchool
Kindergarten through 10
Number of Students
Female: 298Male: 250Total: 548
Number of Teachers
Female: 5Male: 13Total: 18
Existing school building.Existing school building.