Education
 India
Project #25767

Give Them a Future: Tribal Education in India

by Agragamee
Vetted

Summary

Quality education is a basic need to overcome poverty and deprivation. Yet thousands of tribal children grow up unable to read or write. Many cannot even sign their names. Agragamee a non-profit organisation based in Odisha, India facilitates easy, fun and effective learning through teacher training, lively innovative teaching learning material, and progressive education schools in the poorest districts. This campaign will help expand its efforts to reach more marginalised communities.
$10,000.00
total goal
$2,384.00
remaining
65
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months active

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 expand its established model of innovative and creative education for first generation school children. This will be done through training training and supportive teaching learning material, in the form of fun and engaging workbooks, and story cards, charts, and rhyme books. The project will be showcased with the Government, for replication and wider reach of the model

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 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
Project Leader:
Achyut Das
Mr.
Kashipur, Odisha India
$7,616 raised of $10,000 goal
 
75 donations
$2,384 to go
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