In Nepal school hasn't stressed on the sport development . Except for the private school, sport is almost absence in government and community schools. As the result student absenteeism is much more higher in government school. And at the same time due to absence of sport club ,student are found more involved in undesirable activities like smoking , drug taking etc. This tendencies are present in most part of Nepal .Realizing these fact Education For Poor is going to launch sport in Nepal in 25 March 2012. At the initial it will focus on government schools and local clubs of Dhulikhel.
The objectives of sport project are:
- To reduce absenteeism in government and community schools .
- To help to develop social and emotional development of students.
- To prevent student to be involve in undesirable activities.