Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Going So Far for Solar

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Going So Far for Solar

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Mike Derry

mike.derry@news-mail.com.au

A RETIRED Bundaberg businessman is appealing for donations to help the students at a school for the disabled in Nepal.

David Dinte says the school has been devastated by the recent earthquakes and the children are having to camp outside.

"The children and staff have been forced to sleep out in the playing field as it is considered too dangerous to return to the buildings that have survived," he said.

Mr Dinte said in 2013 he volunteered at the DSA School in Lalitpur, about an hour's drive from Kathmandu.

"This private school provides education for blind, deaf and disabled children whose parents are struggling to manage them at home," he said.

"They board at the school during the term and are taught to read Braille, sign language and English."

Many of the children return to their parents in faraway villages for the holidays.

Mr Dinte said the students and staff urgently needed sleeping bags, mattresses, pillows, clothing, cooking equipment and bathing and toilet facilities. …

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