AID-Blacksburg has recently received, reviewed and decided to approve a project proposal on runnning six Balwadis in the slum areas of Goregoan, Bombay.
I)Indira Nagar Slum, ii )Teen Dongri Slum,(morning),iii )Teen Dongri Slum (afternoon),iv) Sahakar Wadi Slum,v)Hanuman Tekdi Slum, vi)Vitbhattim
All these Balwadis are spread out as above in the slum areas of Goregaon and are coordinated from the main office of Keshav Gore Smarak Trust.
The proposal was sent by Keshav Gore Smarak Trust, a social organization that has been actively running the Balwadis.The Trust runs a welfare center and is also actively involved with several other activities that benefit the slum dwellers around that area.
The activities of the Balwadis are:
- Children are taught to learn alphabet, sing peoms,etc.
- Children will get involved in drawing, singing, elocution, acting, sports and
competitions will be held in all these activities.
- Once a week snacks are provided, and once a year Annual Day will be celebrated.
AID funding will meet the following expenses:
- Teachers salary, Helpers salary, teaching aids, stationery, sweets,
Supervisors salary and other contingencies.