KATHMANDU: The representative students and faculty members of the British Gurkha College handed over some books to the library of Shree Mahankaal Jana Jagrit Higher Secondary School, Bansbari, on April 29.
The students of the college took the initiation to raise the funds required to purchase the books.
All the students from the British Gurkha College supported the cause by giving their lunch money.
Bikash Rai, one of the representative students of the college shared, “We asked all students to provide their lunch money of one day per week for a month. And at the end we were able to collect Rs 24,000.”
At the book handing over ceremony, Ramesh Kumar Rai, Chairman and Renuka Rai Vice-Principal of British Gurkha College along with KB Maharjan, Principal of Shree Mahankaal Jana Jagrit Higher Secondary School presided the programme.
Among the books given to the students, there were colourful storybooks as well. And the children were very impatient to turn over the pages of those colourful books. Nine-year old Kumar Shrestha who was flipping the pages of the book Hansel And Gretel expressed, “We are very fascinated by the books that have been provided to us.”
After receiving the books, Maharjan stated, “We have been helped by these books as I believe it will establish the reading habit in children.”
With the success of this programme, the students of British Gurkha College are determined to continue similar deeds in the coming years as well.