Climbing to rebuild Rocham school
By SNC, Jun 7 2016 07:00AM
In November this year Alastair Buchan, Richard Cook and Mark Brant will scale Mera Peak and Island Peak in the Himalayas, giant mountains over 20,000feet high. They will carry Rocham School's flag to each summit to raise funds that will help rebuild classrooms, following the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal in April last year.
Rocham, an inaccessible village in the high Himalayas, had never seen a westerner in the village until we turned up - now with a little luck we will help them build eight new classrooms that were shattered in the earthquake.
It’s not cheap - each seismically-safe classroom costs around £10,000, and every ounce of cement and every nail has to be carried in by mule or porter from the nearest road, two days away.
So we need your generosity once again. Please press the Donate button and help us rebuild this tiny school in the shadow of Everest.
Alastair, Richard and Mark