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Hong Kong helps Nepal: five ways to 'build back better' after quakes

After his visit to earthquake-damaged Nepal, John Wood, Hong Kong-based founder of international education charity Room to Read, considers how to tackle the challenge of rebuilding schools and communities.

17 Jul 2015 - 11:01AM

After his visit to earthquake-damaged Nepal, John Wood, Hong Kong-based founder of international education charity Room to Read, considers how to tackle the challenge of rebuilding schools and communities.

Hong Kong helps Nepal: five ways to 'build back better' after quakes
Hong Kong helps Nepal: quake-damaged schools wait to rebuild

'When my family’s house was destroyed, I was sad. But what was even worse was when I saw that our school had been reduced to a pile of bricks,' headmaster tells Room to Read education charity's Hong Kong founder John Wood, as reality of recent Nepal earthquakes' impact hits home.

15 Jul 2015 - 5:41PM

'When my family’s house was destroyed, I was sad. But what was even worse was when I saw that our school had been reduced to a pile of bricks,' headmaster tells Room to Read education charity's Hong Kong founder John Wood, as reality of recent Nepal earthquakes' impact hits home.

Hong Kong helps Nepal: quake-damaged schools wait to rebuild
Hong Kong helps Nepal: quake wrecked homes but not dreams of education

On his first day in Nepal after deadly earthquakes struck the country, Hong Kong-based John Wood, founder of international education charity Room to Read, finds teenage girls determined to study despite living in tents after their families' homes were destroyed.

15 Jul 2015 - 5:40PM

On his first day in Nepal after deadly earthquakes struck the country, Hong Kong-based John Wood, founder of international education charity Room to Read, finds teenage girls determined to study despite living in tents after their families' homes were destroyed.

Hong Kong helps Nepal: quake wrecked homes but not dreams of education
Hong Kong helps Nepal: NGO founder fears what quake impact he'll find

John Wood, founder of international education charity Room to Read, visits the country for first time since two earthquakes damaged and destroyed thousands of classrooms. John will blog daily on SCMP.com about what he finds.

15 Jul 2015 - 5:39PM

John Wood, founder of international education charity Room to Read, visits the country for first time since two earthquakes damaged and destroyed thousands of classrooms. John will blog daily on SCMP.com about what he finds.

Hong Kong helps Nepal: NGO founder fears what quake impact he'll find