Educate 406 school dropout children in rural India

 
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Oct 17, 2014

Project Anando Report Oct 2014

Light of Life Trust (LOLT) initiated Project Anando in 2005. Enlisted by GlobalGiving.org in November 2013 LOLT has been regularly receiving donations from generous donors believing in our cause and joining hands with us towards our efforts at meeting our vision. The funds mobilized through GlobalGiving.org was for the beneficiaries of Project Anando in Jalna District (Marathwada Region), Maharashtra State, India.

The new academic year 2014 -15 commenced in the last week of June 2014 and in order to ensure that lack of education material does not become a cause for beneficiaries to drop out of school, every new academic year LOLT provides each beneficiary with education material comprising of a set of text books, notebooks, compass box, school bag and uniform. This distribution is undertaken through a programme planned and conducted at each centre level in the presence of the beneficiaries, their parents, their school principals, teachers. Parents and beneficiaries are sensitized to the objectives behind the provision of education material and their responsibilities are clearly spelt out in order to ensure that the said material is optimally used by the beneficiaries.  In this year the Education Material Distribution Programme was organized in all the Centres in Jalna district in the month of July 2014 as per the schedule below: 

At the Education material Districution Programme the LOLT team emphasized on the main objectives behind the Anando programme and the expectation from parents in the development of the beneficiaries.    

In the month of July 2014 the Mahacharcha Programme was organized for Std X students in Jalna District. The SSC results for the year 2013 -14 were declared in June 2014  and the top ranking students and their parents were invited to the Mahacharcha programme to share their experiences and strategies that helped them perform well in the state level SSC exam with the new batch of students and their parents who would appear for this crucial exam in this new academic year. Through this programme a lot of motivation and encouragement is provided to the new batch of students as they begin preparations for this crucial exam.   

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Jul 31, 2014

Support - Educate Rural Children in Jalna District, Maharashtra, India

Light of Life Trust (LOLT) initiated Project Anando in 2005. Enlisted by GlobalGiving.org in November 2013 LOLT has been regularly receiving donations from generous donors believing in our cause and joining hands with us towards our efforts at meeting our vision.

 The funds mobilized through GlobalGiving.org was for the beneficiaries of Project Anando at eight Centres in Jalna District (Marathwada Region), Maharashtra State, India. The months of March & April are very important in Indian students lives as they prepare for & appear for their annual examinations. All programmes & activities in Project Anando in this period are focused on providing academic inputs. The weekend empowerment workshop subjects dealt with topics like - preparation for exams, making study time tables and following the same, best ways to answer the examination papers. The teachers through the regular Student Friendly Supplementary Education Programme classes focused on revision of lessons requested by the students & on creating confidence amongst the children to achieve success in the annual examination.

In the year 2013 – 14 from Jalna District 103 students under the Anando programme appeared for their Std X exams which are held at the state level.  92 students passed the exam successfully making the overall passing percentage of Jalna District 92%. LOLT is proud to share that the best performer in these exams is a girl – Renuka from Mathpimpalgaon Centre who has scored 89.2% in these exams. 

All the 406 children enrolled under Project Anando for the academic year 2013-14 in Jalna District continue to get the help as envisaged under the project to enable them to complete their secondary school education for 1 to 3 years, depending upon the class/grade in whcih they are currently studying.

Details about our events are posted on our website from time to time at www.lightoflifetrustindia.org.


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Feb 21, 2014

Educate 406 School Dropout Children In Rural India

Elocution Competition in Progress
Elocution Competition in Progress

Light of Life Trust (LOLT) launched Project Anando in 2005.  LOLT was enlisted by GlobalGiving.org in November 2013 thereby enabling our participation in the Winter Challenge 2013. LOLT is grateful to GlobalGiving.org and the Donors who generously donated to our cause and also made LOLT a permanent parter of GlobalGiving.org in the process.

Light of Life Trust organised Musical Concert by Suzanne D’Mello and Friends (a Bollywood Singer) at St Andrews’ Auditorium, Bandra, Mumbai, India on 28th December 2013. LOLT also participated in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon held on 20th January 2014. LOLT has since received NGO Excellence & Leadership Award under Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards 2014 presented by ABP News at a award distribution function held in Mumbai (India) on 17-2-2014.

The funds mobilised through GlobalGiving.org was for the beneficiaries of Project Anando at eight Centres in Jalna District (Marathwada Region), Maharashtra State, India. A district-level event of Balkalamahotsav (Annual Talent Competitions) was held in Jalna on 2-2-2014 covering all Project Anando Centers in Jalna District. Our project children participated in various competitions, namely, dance, singing, essay writing, drawing, quiz, project presentation, elocution competiton, etc. conducetd on the day. Over 300 project children participated enthusiastically in the event. Mementoes, Prizes and Certificates were distiributed to the participants on the occasion. School Teachers, Principals, Government officials, parents and children of the locality also witnessed the event and encouraged the children during the event.

All the 406 children enrolled under Project Anando for the acaddmic year 2013-14 in Jalna District continue to get the help as envisaged under the project to enable them to complete their secondary school education for 1 to 3 years, depending upon the class/grade in whcih they are currently studying. All the students attend classes of Student Friendly Supplemnetary Education Programme (SFSEP) for coaching in English & Mathematics held daily before & after the regular school timings. These interactive sessions strengthen the basic foundation of children in these two subjects, which are stumbling blocks in children's education process. The students also attended week-end empowerment workshops as part of programme activities.

Details about our events are posted on our website from time to time at www.lightoflifetrustindia.org.

Students attending SFSEP Classes
Students attending SFSEP Classes
Participants at Balkalamahotsav
Participants at Balkalamahotsav
Parents Meeting in Progress
Parents Meeting in Progress
LOLT Founder with NGO Excellence& Leadership Award
LOLT Founder with NGO Excellence& Leadership Award

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Kamal Damania

Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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