China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation donates educational materials under Educational Support Program

The program is aimed at motivating schoolchildren to engage in curricular as well as extracurricular activities.

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Kathmandu: Global Cooperation for Development (GCD), a Lalitpur-based non-profit organization has distributed educational materials to around 450 students of Sarada Secondary School in Bharatpur of Chitwan.

The materials were donated by China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) under the project Educational Support Program.

The donation items include a school bag filled with various educational materials including but not limited to stationery items, hygienic kits, and health kits among other items.

Minister for Women, Children, and Senior Citizen Uma Regmi handed over the items to the students amid a program organized at the school premises on Sunday.

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Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Regmi said that this type of programs motivates students to engage in creative and innovative activities. Investment in children is always welcome as schoolchildren feel special when they are covered by such programs, she added.

Speaking at the program, Zou ZhiQiang, country director of CFPA said that China is always positive in extending support to Nepal’s students to ensure quality education and a better future for the children.

In the development discourse, children are often neglected or forgotten, said Mukti Marasini, chairperson of Global Cooperation for Development (GCD). “Through our programs, we want to make them feel included and make them feel motivated,” he added.

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation is an international non-government organization headquartered in Beijing. The organization has teamed up with the Lalitpur-based non-profit organization and carrying out various activities to ensure the quality education of schoolchildren in Nepal.