School for the blind Lichtenegg, Chautara
Visit of the school for the blind in February 2013
Everything about the opening can be read here (text for download - German only):
Progress of construction work Oct. 2011
During their visit to Nepal, the president of the NHB, Ralf Petschl and vice-executive, Manfred Lindner, both accompanied by their wives, convinced themselves of the progress at the construction site of the sch ool for the blind. The leading building contractor was confident to be able to complete the constructions by summer 2012. The 12 students are eager to move to the new building soon.
Fondation stone was laid for the School for the blind
Not only the Shree Bandevi Secondary School was opened by Erwin Stix on 28th November 2010, but the foundation stone of the Blindenschule Lichtenegg in Chautuara was also laid. Fran z Rennhofer, major of Lichtenegg, travelled to Nepal to demonstrate the solidarity of his town with the population of Nep
A school for 20-30 blind pupils from the whole district is due to be built next year. Sleeping quarters and a kitchen are to be included so that pupils from faraway villages also have the chance to go to this school. The necessary financial support is provided by the Nepalhilfe Beilngries - Lichtenegg.
Building is due to start in mid-2011, when the buildi ng of the Shree Bandevi Secondary School, which is currently being built next door to the site of the school for the blind, has been completed. An ambitious project!