Education  India Project #25767

Give Them a Future: Tribal Education in India

by Agragamee Vetted since 2016 Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

Quality education is a fundamental non-negotiable to overcome poverty and deprivation. Yet thousands of tribal children grow up unable to read or write. Agragamee a non-profit organisation provides easy, and fun learning for poor children in tribal regions of Odisha in India. Our child centred approach through progressive schools, and teacher training helps nurture young minds. Your support will help us reach more children in some of the most excluded communities.

$50,000
total goal
$38,623
remaining
93
donors
1
monthly donor
1
year

Challenge

Tribals Districts of Odisha have some of the lowest literacy rates in India. Despite schools in almost every village, learning levels are dismal. Thousands drop out of 5th, 6th, 7th having learnt little, others come out of high schools barely able to read. As tribal parents themselves have no school education, they are unable to monitor the progress of their children neither are they able to afford private tuition. This perpetuates the poverty-illiteracy-poverty cycle

Solution

The project will provide quality education for first generation school children through supportive teaching learning material, in the form of fun and engaging workbooks, and story cards, charts, and rhyme books and teacher training. Its model school will provide a demonstration base for trainee teachers, It will also train Government School teachers in different districts and work with 20 Government Schools to improve the teaching

Long-Term Impact

The project will help poor tribal villages have a first generation of literates and educated youth, who will be able access written information and news, helping the fight exploitation, actively participate in local governance, understand their rights, demand justice, specially for women, and improve their livelihoods and incomes. It will help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and facilitate socio-economic progress.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.agragamee.org
Website of our organisation, Agragamee,
Information about our educational activities
Information about Agragamee activities

Organization Information

Agragamee

Location: Kashipur - India
Website: http:/​/​www.agragamee.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Achyut Das
Mr.
Kashipur, Odisha India
$11,377 raised of $50,000 goal
 
118 donations
$38,623 to go
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