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  project name ~ Bihar Slum Project Phase 1 Part 2

category ~ Education - Child




  Project Name


Bihar Slum Project Phase 1 Part 2



Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra



Education - Child



Hazaribagh, Patna




  Budget Approved


Rs 309300


  Year Approved








  Chapter Coordinators


Priya K







Girls enrolled in the NFE (Non-formal education) program





AID Portland funded the education of this holistic project.

The overall vision of the NGO it to establish a progressive, peaceful and a just society based on the values of equality, fraternity and mutual help. Their Mission - To educate, organize and empower the rural poor to promote development as a liberating force for achieving social justice, economic growth and self-reliance.





NBJK runs these centers in the slums and in the remotest areas of Jharkhand and Bihar so that the poor can avail the facility of quality education. These NFE centers act as a bridge for the poor drop outs to enter the government schools. Some of the NBJK schools hold regular computer classes, have well-equipped science labs and their libraries have the latest books and magazines to make their education at par with private schools in the cities and towns. To provide a channel for the student''''''''s creativity, extra curricular activities are also organized frequently in all the educational centers of NBJK. Indicators/Outcomes of 2007: (1) 300 children are enrolled in NFE centers, thereby by building the base for mainstream education. (2) 450 women members strengthened in their income generation activities. (3) Proper disposal of the solid wastes with community efforts. (4) “WE” feeling among the group members with access to the credit facilities to meet their working capital requirement. (5) Strong liaison with the line departments and block officials with their support in the programmatic activities. (6) Community members sensitized and awared on the importance of education, thereby leading to the rehabilitation of the child labour. (7) Awared and sensitized women folks and adolescent girls on their health related problems. (8) Increase in the income of household of the 450 members.





The NGO''''''''s target focus is on addressing the disadvantage children, adolescent girls and their mothers in the slums of Patna. Presently NBJK is targeting to work in 09-slum area namely Nooranibag, Saidpur, Shahganj, Sultanganj, DankaImli, Malahipakri, Lohanipur, Chaitola and Kajipur. In these slum areas the NGO will be intervening in 30 sub-slums (mohalla).



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