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  project name ~ Eureka_SuperKidz_2012_BayArea

category ~ Education - Child




  Project Name





AID India



Education - Child






Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


$ 5209


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Anand Parameswaran


Bay Area









Innovative after school village education initiative providing supplemental education for children from the poor families.





Children going through program exposed to quality curriculum in math, science and languages - english and tamil. Strong parental involvement through teacher selection process, sharing of teacher expenses, parent-teacher meetings. Strong emphasis on tracking of individual student progress and need to customize curriculum to meet local context. Learning index has improved consistently from an average of 15.1 % to 46.6 % as tracked from the schooling period reports Aug 2011 to Feb 2012.





Entire program encompasses 10 districts covering 626 villages. Aid BA currently supports 1 district (Dharmapuri) and 1 block (Pennagaram) covering 10 villages. Beneficiaries are school children from Std 1 to Std 8 coming from low income group.



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