The Ton Memorial School Sailung Foundation continues Ton van den Brink's dream to make education possible for all children in the area around Mount Sailung in Nepal, also known as Sailungeshwor in the Dolakha district east of Kathmandu. There is a high level of illiteracy in the area and many parents cannot afford education for their children. In order to improve the standard of living in the area, proper education is of great importance. A major step has been taken with the construction of the beautiful school. Our foundation is also committed to the further development of the community in Sailung. You can support us with this very direct charity for children and their living environment.
Together with the community, we will commit ourselves to building a medical support center annex birth center. Dr. Uddave Koirala will take the lead. The VDC [Village Development Committee] has guaranteed the operation and maintenance of the centre.
The economic significance of local agriculture is great. But still very traditional. A first knowledge session has already taken place, in which a large number of farmers have indicated that they are interested in renewing their approach. We are happy to take on this challenge in collaboration with local organisations.
The beautiful school building that was completed within 2 years is running at full speed. The school is developing as a center for community support through the expansion of facilities including: library, internet, school kitchen, school garden, adult education, women's group, savings group….
Many parents in the area do not have the means to pay school fees for their children. Yet all children, rich or poor, are welcome at the school.
Sponsor a child of the Ton Memorial School Sailung.
Although the school bus takes 31 students and 3 teachers to school, its operation is difficult. The price of diesel has more than doubled and consumption, especially during the rainy season, is almost 4 times higher than indicated. To save costs, the driver spends the night with the family at the starting point of the bus journey.
support us with your donation