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  project name ~ 2012 EcoSkool Livelihood Project

category ~ Livelihood Generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2012 EcoSkool Livelihood Project

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Livelihood Generation

  District

 

various

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

$ 6000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Pritham Raja
Suman Kasam

 

Atlanta
San Diego

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

The funding request will employ the services of Peter Bakos as a resource person to work for one year (2012) to continue: a) providing livelihood training to community residents through Ecoskool in TN; b) provide low-cost environmentally friendly products for use by schools; c) continue work on projects with AID-Srikakulam .

Ecoskool, a training and production center, that was originally created to produce educational material that would be distributed by AID Chennai to pre-primary, primary and lower middle schools in Tamil Nadu. Ecoskool is located behind Eureka school and MPLC in Walodai village, Cheyur taluka, Kanchipuram District.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Ekosckool operations continue well throughout TN, designed and written multiple educational books and posters.

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Increased livelihood opportunities of community residents through expansion of Ecoskool as a training and production center. (Outcome - Increased sustainability and capacity of Ecoskool center as evidenced by registering as a separate entity, expanding and constructing additional work space and diversifying manufactured products by reusing and recycling manufacturing waste produced by surrounding industries.) 2. Increased student achievement at pre-primary, primary and lower middle schools through the use of environmentally friendly, educational materials. (Outcome - Increased use of innovative, eco-friendly educational material by students through distribution of desks, puzzles, pamphlets (photo journals) and documentaries that contribute to learning.) 3. Use of sustainable, healthy and environmentally friendly products for routine daily activities. (Outcome - Increased use of low-cost, environmentally friendly products as evidenced by production, distribution and marketing of smart burning stoves using Bio-char as source of fuel and other low cost technologies for daily activities.) 4. Promote products produced by local artisans 5. Construct a fingermillet plant to combat malnutrition in srikakulam

 
 

  


 
 
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