Recent Lincoln School News

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Grade 10 Explore Nepal Returns from Nuwakot

The Grade 10 students were an absolute delight to work with over Explore Nepal. They embraced the new program in the Nuwakot region with excellent attitudes and open minds. From the physical challenges of biking and hiking up and across hills, to the energy they gave students at the three different schools we worked with, the students left a positive and lasting impression upon the communities with which they interacted. Grade 10 also benefited from their firsthand experiences with rural life through shared stories and observations of the resilient Nepali spirit.

The work with "All Hands" provided an element of choice, and students focused their efforts on creating a mural for the school, carpentry, sifting sand, chiseling and essentially reinforcing a school building. At another school, the entire building was painted, while students led lessons on first aid, hygiene and earthquake preparedness, as well as "life lessons". Their energy and humor was a joy to behold.

The final day of the trip included a mixed activities morning with a local secondary school that included biking, football, volleyball and badminton. In sum, the experience encompassed our Explore Nepal objectives of service, connecting with the host-country culture, physical challenges, and team-bonding.

Grade 10 Explore Nepal Advisors