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Himalaya (Mahachhap)

Himalaya Primary School 

The school is situated in Khanichhap Village Development Committee, Ward number 8, Mahachhap (Meaning "Honey Stamp") in Palpa District, Nepal.

This school is named after the snow view point of Himalaya.

Mr Bal Bahadur Gaha a famous social worker at that time, together with other agressive persons advised to establish this school with the help of villagers in 2026 B.S. The Nepal government approved it as a public school in 2032 B.S. and it was registered as a community school in 2041 B.S.

Khanichhap-8 Mahachhap community is the direct beneficiary of this school.

The school runs classes Nursery up to 5.

Two storey building with small new extension comprising 6 classrooms. Play area in front of the school, and good toilets. Basic inside classrooms, the ground floor rooms are very dark. Overall the building is poor. There is running water and an electric light outside. The school office is good, furniture is poor and uniform very poor.


Objectives Of The School

The school motto is: To educate remote people up to primary level without their investment.

Investment objectives: Needs to be assessed


Community Background

  • Subsistence farmers who rely on taking products to sell at nearest market in small settlement of Anjibajung, in return buying products. 
  • Local products include oranges and home brewed alcohol. 
  • The market, nearest pharmacy, shops and main road are an hour’s walk down hill.
  • Very good mother’s group and very active village committee.
  • School very much at the heart of the village and well supported by the villagers in terms of participation.

Support For This School

  • Small donations and a  volunteer donation for painting classrooms white
  • Given a basic first aid kit
  • Lessons given by two volunteers and a health talk with practical advice
  • Agreement made to provide approximately 70% of funding for 4 new classrooms, replacing those destroyed by the 2015 earthquake

Schools Twinned With This School


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2014.04 Mahachap NQT


2012.12 Mahachap TSC


2012.09 Mahachap TSC


2012.04 Mahachap School Visit


2011.11 Jheksang School Visit


2011.07 Mahachap School

Contact Details

Principal: Mr R Neupaue
Village: Mahachhap
VDC: Khanichhap-8
District: Palpa
Country: Nepal


E-mail: Not available

Telephone: Not available
Web Site: Not available 

Teacher Profile

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 4
  • Total: 7

Pupil Profile 

  • Boys: 54
  • Girls: 43
  • Total: 97

  • Pre-school: 18
  • Year 1: 7
  • Year 2: 9
  • Year 3: 19
  • Year 4: 25
  • Year 5: 19
  • Year 6: -
  • Year 7: -
  • Year 8: -
  • Year 9: -
  • Year 10: -
  • Year 11: -
  • Year 12: -