Schools in sindhupalchowk
Gunsa is about 22 Km from Melamchi. The community comprises mostly of Tamang families. The village lacks central line electricity, electricity is run through local hydro power. Bhotenamlang and Thangpakot are the nearest VDCs from Gunsa. The village has been severely damaged by the 2015 earthquake. The village holds the population of about 3500. SatKanya is the only Secondary school in the entire VDC; the school has been running till Grade 9 and will upgrade to Grade 10 from 2073.
Thangpalkot is about 23 Km from Melamchi. People of Tamang, Hyolmo, Dalit and Brahmin/Chhetri ethnicities live in the area. It has above 700 households with around 3500 population. Most of the people in the village are engaged in agriculture. There is also a trend of young people going abroad for employment. Thangpalkot is about 1700 m above sea level and has moderate climate. Thankpalkot was severely affected by the 2015 earthquake.