Students welcome John Wood to Shree Bagrayoginee Secondary School in Sankhu. All but three of participants there in Room to Read's girls' literacy programme lost their homes in the recent earthquakes but all have returned to school. Photo: Rishi Amatya/Room to Read

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

Topic |   Nepal earthquake 2015

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Students welcome John Wood to Shree Bagrayoginee Secondary School in Sankhu. All but three of participants there in Room to Read's girls' literacy programme lost their homes in the recent earthquakes but all have returned to school. Photo: Rishi Amatya/Room to Read
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