School
After the earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, the school had only 3 classrooms that were usable.  So, the students who were not in the 3 usable classrooms have large tents for classrooms.  In Gandou the school classes range from kindergarten to sixth grade.
Timeline for the school building in Gandou
This picture was taken on the Jan., 2008 trip.  This is the only building for the school children.
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These pictures were taken on the July, 2008 trip. They were constructing 3 more classrooms.
This picture was taken on the Jan., 2009 trip.  The 3 new classrooms have been complete​d.
These pictures were taken on the March, 2010 trip.
These pictures were taken on the Feb., 2011 trip.  3 more classrooms are being constructed.
These pictures were taken on the June, 2011 trip.  The construction of the 3 new classrooms are progressing quite well.
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These pictures were taken on the Feb., 2012 trip.  There are now 9 classrooms for the school.
These pictures were taken on the
June, 2017 trip.  There were 5 temporary rooms built to accommodate the increase of grade level being offered in the 2017-18 school year.  Also the foundation, picture on the far right, was being started for 6 more classrooms.
These pictures were taken in the time period of August, 2017 to December, 2017.  They show the progress of the 6 classrooms being built.
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