Recently, a new group of volunteers has been reaching out with astronomy activities in Nepal. In honour of this, project coordinator Manisha Dwa of the Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) took over the UNAWE Instagram account in June. Universe Awareness presents this exclusive photo report.
The group of volunteers has been visiting the Children's hospital with a Special UNAWE class, as well as organising Rosetta and Philae activities in areas affected by earthquakes.
This is a photo report of the volunteer work in Nepal, with photographs and captions from the UNAWE Instagram takeover of June:After the successful completion of the Rosetta Model building workshop at camp HOPE. This camp was made for the earthquake victims from Sindhupalchowk district, Nepal the most heavily affected region.
Mentoring young ones to use PST (Personal Solar Telescope) and helping them observe the mighty Sun.
“We before you.” Girls from a school in Kathmandu observing the Sun.
“Anything to help you achieve good education.”
“The question is already there.”
"When you give these kids your time, you can see the happiness in their parents' faces." Special UNAWE session for marginalized group at Children hospital under coordination of ms. @manishadwa in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Primary level students taking part in drawing competition on Luna 9 mission. Kathmandu, Nepal.
In Nepal, science is taken as the hardest subject. But these days, the children enjoy science because there are so many fun things to do.
“Girls have a lot of responsibilities.” Photo taken during a special UNAWE class in Sindhupalchowk, an earthquake affected district in Nepal.
These are exclusive photographs of the volunteer work in Nepal:
NASO has recently started an initiative to support capacity building at pre-primary and primary wings at Bhawani Vidhyapeeth school in the Prabat district of Nepal, as part of their education programmes and Universe Awareness activities in Nepal. These funds will support the school for 3 years.
To find out more and support the fundraiser, visit https://igg.me/at/rT4-CvIbNuo.
In May, GalileoMobile hosted the UNAWE Instagram takeover. This month, network members from Turkey have been in charge. Follow projects of UNAWE network members on the Universe Awareness Instagram account.