Stories of EF philanthropy around the world

Rebuilding an elementary school in Nepal

August 2015

Education is at the heart of what EF believes in. Opening the world through education is the center pillar of our philosophy and of everything we do.

To help further that philosophy, the Hult family started the EF Global Classroom Foundation, with the goal to create better educational opportunities for those who need it most, as well as aid in disaster relief.

In April 2015, Nepal was hit with a horrible earthquake that affected thousands of families. EF decided that a major initiative under the Global Classroom Foundation was to assist in the long-term recovery of Nepal, and we committed to building a new elementary school in one of the areas most affected by the earthquake.

We’re excited to announce that the project officially started this month, and construction should be completed in one year, where, upon completion, the local administration will take over.

As we continue work on building the new school, we look forward to sharing monthly updates on our progress.

Stay tuned for more to come.

Student in Nepal doing school work in a temporary school structure

Damage to a structure in Nepal after the earthquake

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