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  project name ~ Tribal Children Education Project 2011

category ~ Education - Child

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Tribal Children Education Project 2011

  NGO

 

Mahila Vikas

  Category

 

Education - Child

  District

 

Gajapati

  State

 

Orissa

  Budget Approved

 

$ 2500

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

     

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Harsha Gangammanavar

 

Columbus

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

- The NGO uses a special curriculum "Sanjukta" targeted for non-school going and dropout students. They established bridge courses where these students are trained and mainstreamed into local, formal schools.
- The teachers and other volunteers are drawn from the local community.
- Sensitize the community on the importance of education.
- Local self governments like Panchayat, villagers and especially parents are involved in steps towards improving the village schools.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

- 367 students in total , 78 from centers run by AID-Columbus mainstreamed by early 2011. - 4 bridge centers established and running with support of AID-Columbus. - Balmela ( annual sports event), exposure trips, art and drawing promotion and other child centered activities organized. - Village Education Committees revitalized and Special help Group members trained.

 

  Goals

 

 

-Within a period of three years(starting 2009) schools in the targeted villages will be made functional . 300 Non-School going and dropout children in the age group of 5-12 years will have improved education standards and mainstreamed into formal schools.

 
 

  


 
 
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