SUKRUPA

Sukrupa is a 9 year old, registered non-profit charitable organization that addresses the socio-economic development of the disadvantaged in urban and rural Bangalore, India. The programs offered currently through Sukrupa include: Free Schooling, from Pre-school through Class 10 Youth Training in life skills, distant learning and college education Community and Rural Economic Development benefiting adults and families
Feb 18, 2015

"SUKRUPA - Creating opportunities" Fab 2015

Dear Donor,

 At first, our heartfelt thanks to all of you for your continued support towards SUKRUPA's cause.

When I see children at SUKRUPA, I wish I could go back to being a kid again. Those Innocent, Worry - free days ! children know how to just be; the difference between then & now is,  we didn’t grow up with these high-end gadgets, but with  just a few Colorful Wooden Toys “Channapatnada Bombe”.  With globalization & changing technologies together with high competition, sometimes I wonder "Is the school system we follow these days provide all that it takes? especially for the kids coming from underprivileged background, where parents do not know to read or write ? It is this constant quest that has helped us to ensure  that the children are provided with a well balanced mix of academics, creativity (through various arts, technology, field trips, sports, games, life skills) and social values. All of these, can enable them to establish themselves to be more responsible and independent to sustain and grow in this dynamic world. It is indeed a huge challenge, daunting us every year. But with the continued encouragement & support from all our friends, volunteers, corporate & individual sponsors & like minded groups who have stood by us at all times, we have been able make a huge difference in the lives of the children. 

                 As the School Year is ending in couple months, Children are preparing for their exams, some of them are writing Board Exams, Teachers are working progressively to bring Great Results!!! 

           We strive to reach our goal with your continued support. “Tons of Thanks” to each one of you who are part of SUKRUPA in creating great opportunities for all our children. 

 

Krupalatha Martin Das

Executive Director

 

 

 


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Nov 25, 2014

SUKRUPA - Creating opportunities

National Symbols of India
National Symbols of India

Dear Donors,

At first, our heartfelt thanks to all of you for your continued support towards SUKRUPA's cause. 

SUKRUPA Education Centre is in the middle of it's acaddemic year 2014-15. It has been a wonderful year so far, with children amidst there classroom learnings have been able to utilise the platform that SUKRUPA has created for them. The highlight being, the Independence Day celebraton at SUKRUPA. The children enacted the ten most important milestones towards India's independence through a series of tableau. Also, the children from high school participated in sporting event called 'Get Fit for kids' - a fun day for them outside their school premise. 

This year, so far has been a very fruitful year as we have been having international volunteers throughout. A great window to cross-cultural learning for our children.

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Story of Keerthana

Keerthana, a student of Grade IV has been with SUKRUPA since Nursery. The bright eyed curiosity of the child coupled with her ambition is exemplary. When asked about her favourite subjects, her enthusiasm is infectious. “I love English, Hindi, Maths, EVS but I like English the most”, she says brightly. Naturally, her favourite teacher is Leela Ma’am, her English teacher. “She is very kind and teaches us many things. She is like a friend to us and I love her classes.”

Her father Murthy works in a garment store and her mother Krishna Veni is a domestic worker. Keerthana spends her time after school completing her homework and studying with the help of her older brother who is also a student of SUKRUPA and currently in Grade IX. The soft spoken child adds that she aspires to become a doctor. Her good grades reflect her dedication and efforts. She is also popular and has a large circle of close friends. We hope that Keerthana continues to work hard and reaches great heights someday.

Students learning about National Symbols of India
Students learning about National Symbols of India
Get Fit for Kids - A sporting event
Get Fit for Kids - A sporting event

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Aug 21, 2014

SUKRUPA

In a Nutshell - Primary School Summer Camp 1
In a Nutshell - Primary School Summer Camp 1

Dear Donors,

Greetings from SUKRUPA!

Hope you enjoy this edition of the quarterly report. It's packed with activities right from Summer Camp to starting of the new academic year 2014-15

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LIFE SKILLS

This time, we thought of  bringing a small change in our Summer Camp compared to the previous years. The kids that we work with are very talented. However, working solely with them doesn't suffice our goal knowing well that, they come from difficult backgrounds.  As such, a small module on life skills were taken each day during the camp, to brace them for  a life ahead, which will help to induce the much needed determinants of coping with hurdles in the course of reaching their goals. It is a continuous initiative that we thrive to follow.....

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"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world."-Malala

Every child deserves the right to education...and school supplies.

On June 22nd, we commemorated the new academic year by presenting all the students with books and bags. The ecstatic expressions writ large on the students’ faces as they received their supplies warmed our hearts.

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Profiles of Sharath & Komathi

Witten by Rajkumar (Ex-student of SUKRUPA, currently in 12th standard studying in St. Joseph's Pre-University College)

Sharath a student of SUKRUPA is a studious boy studying in 10th Std. He has been with SUKRUPA for the past five years. It has been a long journey for him to be where he actually is now. He was a boy who used work in the fields in his village. He always had the desire of going to school but he thought he would never get that opportunity. SUKRUPA gave him a wonderful life ahead. One day, when he came to SUKRUPA to drop his sister, there was a urge within him to attend school too.  He was so excited with the idea that he told his mother he wanted to go to school. Sharath was about 12 years when he came to SUKRUPA. He did not have any basic education till then. Sharath started off as a helper at SUKRUPA. After a few months he was put into nursery. He started learning the alphabets, numbers, and phonics and was able to communicate well in English. He was a very studious boy and and worked really hard. The next year he was put in 1st grade. This way gradually he went to 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th and now this year he is successfully studying in 10th Std. SUKRUPA has been his journey’s success. He is a very disciplined and a hardworking boy. He enjoys spending time with his friends at school. His willingness and hardwork has brought him a bright future ahead of him. Sharath says that “I want to become a successful business man and help many more children who are in need of education like me “

Komathi is a conscientious student from Grade 8. Her strengths include her positive attitude and her diligence. In addition to treating teachers and peers with respect, she strives to achieve high marks in all her subjects, especially in English and Science, her favourites. She aspires to become a Computer Engineer one day. "I  want to be successful and help my parents", added the soft spoken child. When asked how she spends her free time, pat came the reply “I love spending time with my family." On Sundays she visits her grandparents who live in a village close by. Her father is a driver and her mother a homemaker. She has three siblings, all of whom are students at SUKRUPA as well.

In a Nutshell - High School Summer Camp 1
In a Nutshell - High School Summer Camp 1
SUKRUPA boys run 10K for Girl Child Campaign
SUKRUPA boys run 10K for Girl Child Campaign
Our Volunteers so far - this academic year, 2014
Our Volunteers so far - this academic year, 2014
Distribution of school Bags
Distribution of school Bags

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