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Nepal’s Bamboo Schools: The Promise of Open Education

Josh Fuchs

Nepal’s schools are not only underfunded, but corruption and bribery ensure that by the time education resources reach the teachers and their students there is little left.

In Nepal, the caste system is still very well alive, and on top of an utterly corrupt system of distributing the funding, officials will not deliver books or materials if they are not paid bribes by the local schools. Illiteracy remains the biggest hurdle among Nepal’s school children. READ MORE

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