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Connect Rural and Urban Indian School Children

 
$4,262
$33,738
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Summary

Urban students contribute supplies to their rural counterparts. School to School is a unique solution to the lack of infrastructure and basic facilities critical for a rural child to learn.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Normally rural students don’t even have a pencil or notebook, a bag, school uniform, shoes, table and chair are a distant dream while resources are in abundance in urban schools where students are ignorant of the realities of their rural counterparts. This recycling, environment-friendly effort sensitizes and motivates urban students to donate their re-useable school material. The project acts as the carrot to get village children to school and enhance their learning.

How will this project solve this problem?

• Forums and awareness building in urban schools to highlight realities of rural life • Forum to bring together rural and urban children to bring a sense of equality among these two groups. • Activity centers in village schools created

Potential Long Term Impact

Urban children will have more empathy and compassion towards rural children and their issues. The reuse of a vast quantity of material, which would otherwise only raise the piles of dumping grounds, will help sustain a better environment.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization

GOONJ

New Delhi, Delhi, India
http://www.goonj.org

Project Leader

Anshu Gupta

Founder-Director, GOONJ
New Delhi, India

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