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  project name ~ Eureka_SuperKidz_2011

category ~ Education - Child

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Eureka_SuperKidz_2011

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Education - Child

  District

 

Many

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 250000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Chirag Amin
Kiran Uppalapati

 

Bay Area
Charlotte
Charlotte

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

The Eureka SuperKidz Project provides innovative, village centered education centers in marginalized regions of TN, with the goal of delivering quality education to the children of the poorest of families. This program has a strong focus on quality content/curriculum, teacher training, evaluation outcomes, co-curricular enrichment activities, individualized attention to each student and parental involvement.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Eureka SuperKidz program was launched in 200 villages in July 2010, scaled up to in 717 villages reaching 35,000 children by April 2011. An external evaluation agency (NCIS) evaluated the impact of SuperKidz program on Math, Tamil and English skills over the course of a year. Evaluation conducted in 30 villages, covering 3268 children from pre-school till Std 6. Large improvement indicated from the baseline in all standards. For Std 1-2, improvements fell short of aspirational targets, highlighting the need for a sharper focus on Std 1-2 in the coming year.

 

  Goals

 

 

In 2011, the goal is to scale up the program to reach 75000 children in 1000 of the most marginalized villages in 59 blocks across Tamil Nadu. Funding has been requested from the Bay Area to continue the SuperKidz program in the 10 villages that were sponsored in 2010. In addition, funding is requested to augment the existing program in 3 of the 10 villages sponsored by the Bay Area chapter, to include the construction of classroom centers and the development of libraries and KG programs.

 
 

  


 
 
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