Project #9433

Educate & empower 3,600 kids in Jharkhand, India

by India Literacy Project
Nov 19, 2012

Progress during Aug 2012 - Oct 2012

  • Attendance in the 16 pre-schools continues to be the same as the previous quarter at around 75% reflecting sustained interest levels.
  • Mothers Committee capacity building training sessions were held across 6 villages to augment the initial orientation provided during the previous academic year. 60 members from 4 AWCs attended the sessions.
  • 24 children have been re-enrolled in August-October time period. In summary 177 students out of 371 out-of-school children have be re-enrolled so far.
  • 22 village community meetings were conducted with 25-30 participants on an average. Importance of sending children to schools regularly, exempting kids from household chores, interaction with the teachers inquiring progress of their children have been stressed in these meetings. ILP and Chetna Vikas teams continued to advocate that the responsibility of educating the next generation must be a community owned process.
  • Nukkad Natak (street plays) were held in 10 villages to educate people on the child rights, compulsory education, social evils like alcoholism and child labor.
  • 4 School Monitoring Committees (SMCs) are conducting regular meetings without any facilitation. Meetings are conducted regularly in other SMCs facilitated by ILP/Partner team members. On an average 8-10 members attend these meetings.
  • 22 Bal Sansad (Child Rights Club) meetings were organized in which 267 kids attended.

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Organization Information

India Literacy Project

Location: Milpitas, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
India Literacy Project
Project Leader:
Padmaja Sathyamoorthy
Milpitas, CA United States

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