The living conditions of the mountain people in Hattiya are very poor. Hattiya is a very authentic and protected village. Before 2009, there was no road leading to the village, so tourists were unable to reach it. You can only get to Hattiya through mountain paths that lead through rice terraces. In 2009, Sophie landed there by helicopter and thus was the first westerner who visited Hattiya. Sophie went on a prospecting trip to Hattiya to see if Cunina could help the village and make a difference for the people that live there.
The closest school for the children in Hattiya was situated in Khandbari. They had to walk for four to six days to get to the school and they had to stay in Cunina Hostel for an entire year. We were able to change this by building this new school.
We have not started any child sponsorships in Hattiya, because the village is very difficult to reach. This way, we cannot guarantee that the child sponsorships are properly managed.
Within a couple of months, Cunina has built a complete primary school with five classrooms and a sanitary block. This solid building is now run by the villagers.
We work together with the local community and use local materials to support the local economy and create jobs.
Result at the end of 2016:
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