Reconstruction of flood affected school in Barpeta, Assam, India - United Way India

Reconstruction of flood affected school in Barpeta, Assam, India

Reconstruction of flood affected school in Barpeta, Assam, India

An Overview

Every child deserves uninterrupted access to quality education.

To achieve this, United Way India successfully reconstructed a damaged school in Kharbali, Barpeta, Assam. The school serves 371 students, with their parents and relatives benefiting indirectly from the reconstruction.


The 2022 floods in Assam severely affected Barpeta, causing extensive damage to schools. Ensuring uninterrupted education for the region’s schoolchildren made rebuilding these schools a top priority.

THE Benefits

  •  Providing access to quality education for 371 students.
  • Strengthening infrastructure.
  • Rebuilding better after a disaster to prevent future destruction and promote community resilience.
  • Fostering hope and aspirations.

The Intervention

United Way India follows a three-pronged disaster relief approach: immediate aid, mid-term assistance, and long-term community rehabilitation. Our on-ground teams collaborate with local authorities to identify and support vulnerable communities.

Beneficiaries Profile

  • Direct Beneficiaries: 371 children studying in the school and their parents.
  • Indirect Beneficiaries: People living in Kharballi Village.

Impact Till Date

  • 5 classrooms with red oxide flooring.
  • 1 teacher’s room with red oxide flooring.
  • 1 kitchen with red oxide flooring.
  • 2 toilets for boys and girls, equipped with 10 urinals and 2 toilets for boys, and 8 urinals and toilets for girls, all with tiled flooring and walls.
  • Upgraded electrical wiring, including lighting, fans, and additional safety devices.
  • Installation of a handwashing station with four basins near the toilets.

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