REED Nepal has started EGRP program from 2017 onwards under its flagship program “TTQEP” in 8 government schools of Dudhkunda municipality of Solukhumbu as a piloting initiative after the strong demand of stakeholders and context analysis aiming to improve the overall situation of literacy and learning achievement in early grades. An EGRP training to 17 teachers had conducted in August 2017 with AHF funding to enhance the foundational reading skills of school children aligning with the priority area of Nepal Government in SSRP and SSDP.

REED has a strong collaboration with Nepal Government and other like-minded organizations in curriculum and textbooks development, supplementary reading materials’ supply, training and community mobilization to maintain a uniformity in the Early Grade Reading Program with detailed action steps and implementation plans.