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Let's Support a School for 125 Children in India!

 
$1,672
$18,328
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Many children in the Arunachal Pradesh region don't have access to education. The nearest school is too far away from where they live. Funding a new school and the girls' boarding school in Boddishata, India will give 125 children access to higher education and help their families and communities sustain a higher quality of life.FOH will support this school for 20 months; a sewing course will be launched for girls and access to drinkable water will be provided

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Arunachal Pradesh is a region with a low literacy rate, little infrastructure and no nearby schools. The Alice School is located in Boddishata, a remote village (the nearest town is 25km away) where many Chakmas live. The Chakmas are a Buddhist minority. As a persecuted group, they have no access to education or other rights in India and live in extreme poverty.

How will this project solve this problem?

This project will provide education to 125 children for 20 months. We will also fund, for 3 years, a boarding school that welcomes 20 young Chakma girls.This will allow children access to higher education. Additionally, a sewing course will be taught so that the girls can develop a marketable skill. The project will provide running water for the school, which will benefit the whole village. The project is integrated into community life and has already been approved by local authorities.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will provide Chakma children with an education and the necessary tools to improve their standard of living. Furthermore, the project has an impact not only on the children, but on the entire village as well. Since the school is the heart of the village, supporting the school will help the community as a whole. The objective is to use the school as a community center and as a catalyst for further village development.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,672
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $18,328
Total Funding Goal: $20,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Project Leader

Valentino Giacomin

Geneva, Geneva Switzerland

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