Resources Himalaya Foundation was officially awarded the Wenhui Award 2020 for Education Innovation in the Asia Pacific Region via the online platform Zoom. UNESCO- Asia Pacific Region has been organizing the competition since 2010. The winner of the award for the year 2020 was announced on March 2021, but the official awarding ceremony occurred on Oct 23, 2021. The award ceremony was a part of the opening ceremony of the Annual Conference on International Education being hosted by China in Beijing.
Various respected personalities attended the ceremony where they talked about the building a community with shared future, promoting educational innovation and nurturing the young generation. Among more than 80 countries who participated in the competition, Malaysia and Australia were presented with the honorary awards, whereas Maldives and Nepal were presented with the winning award. Resources Himalaya Foundation represented Nepal and had presented the educational innovation activities on the theme “Building Science Chasing Coronavirus.” It is a matter of pride and honor to receive such prestigious award.
The news published in the Rising Nepal on October 25, 2021.