Project #9433

Educate & empower 3,600 kids in Jharkhand, India

by India Literacy Project
Feb 9, 2012

Launch of Community Involvement Programs

Report Period: July 2011 - Sept. 2011

Dear All,

India Literacy Project (ILP) has been blessed in the year of 2011 with incredible generosity of our donors from GlobalGiving community.ILP and Chetna Vikas (NGO partner in India) together are off to a great start on their literacy mission to change the lives of 1000s of children in the villages of Saraiyahat block of Jharkhand, India. 

"A wave of positive change has already started touching the feet of many in this rural area and it is just the beginning...!"

We have a list below outlining the highlights of the first quarter since program's inception:
  • Staff recruitment and ongoing training 
  • One round of community meetings in all 20 villages informing people about the importance of children education.
  • Started attendance monitoring in all 15 Anganwadi Centers (pre-schools). And average student attendance has gone up from almost 40% to 55%. One of the observation to Dumarthar Middle Schoold sighted the attendance of almost 81%.
  • After commencing the program, teachers' attendance is regular. The teachers of 4 Anganwadi centers have started to distribute the teaching material.
  • Achieved capacity building of Mothers Committee in 6 Anganwadi Centers with the total attendance of 199 people.
  • Chetna Vikaas members performed house visits to educate, explain and insist the parents on the re-enrollment of their dropped out children.
  • Appointed 5 para teachers in 5 schools to educate community and help organizing VEC (Village Education Committee) meetings 
  • Provided detailed orientation on education and schooling system to SMC (School Management Committee) members (According to them it was the first time they got the understanding of the education and school)
  • Chetna Vikas started efforts in the direction to activate Child Right Clubs (CRC) in schools as per the government guidelines.

The team ILP would like to extend a special thanks to all of you for your continued support to ILP and making a difference in the global community.

Thank You - From the bottom of our hearts.

Team ILP
"Catalyzing the change through Education"

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India Literacy Project

Location: Milpitas, CA - USA
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India Literacy Project
Project Leader:
Padmaja Sathyamoorthy
Milpitas, CA United States

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