Improving Quality of Education and Building Disaster Resilience in Schools | Projects

Improving Quality of Education and Building Disaster Resilience in Schools

Project Facts 

 

Implementing Period:  August 2010-July 2013

 

Project Partner:  Mercy Corps, Action Aid Nepal, FAYA, Red Cross

 

Objective:

  • Enhance knowledge in disaster risk reduction (DRR); build capacity of teachers and students to improve teaching learning environment and school governance
     
  • Design and promote safe school standards through disaster prevention and mitigation initiatives
     
  • Advocate for policy and governance reforms in securing resources, budget monitoring and safe school standards
     
  • Enable students from disadvantaged groups, with a focus on girls, with the opportunity to continue their secondary education through scholarships

 

Expected Beneficiaries:

Direct Beneficiaries: 84,500 student, 157 schools (teachers and administration), 50 scholarship students
 

Indirect Beneficiaries: 214,000 (students from surrounding schools and local community)

 

Due to the increasing importance of the need for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and the positive impact of DRR in previous projects, ROTA has teamed up with its partners to scale up program from 61 VCDs in phase 1 to entire district of Kailali in this current project.

 

 The overall goal of the project is to make schools in high risk areas safer and to improve quality of education, making beneficiaries act as locus for broader education policy advocacy, mainly school based DRR