Education
 India
Project #11908

School to School - Connect Urban & Rural Children

by GOONJ
Vetted
Jun 7, 2013

Bridging the gap!

Interaction with ASN Public School
Interaction with ASN Public School

While building a bridge and creating a bond between two extreme segments, the intangible impact it is bringing in the minds of the kids in the cities is beyond routine classroom teaching. Education within the school corridor is not just enough in the early years of childhood. GOONJ’s Processing centre has become a learning ground for city school kids now. They come there to grasp a new model around waste management. Exposed to a new world of recycling and reusing and knowing that even a tiny pencil can make a world of difference in someone’s life leaves lasting impressions!! 

Many schools have now made it a part of their curriculum and make sure that they bring students in batches from different classes to observe what happens to the material they once loved, used or played with. They are explained how these materials are now creating a colorful space in a resource starved village/slum school. Empathy and equality being the cornerstones of their learning experience, the city school kids are made aware about the world in a non judgmental way, giving them the freedom to form their own thoughts & understanding without any historical baggage.

Cambridge School interaction
Cambridge School interaction
Delhi Public School Interaction
Delhi Public School Interaction
Interaction with children of DPS International
Interaction with children of DPS International
G.D. Goenka School interaction
G.D. Goenka School interaction
Children learning about the work of Goonj
Children learning about the work of Goonj
Visit of processing unit
Visit of processing unit

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GOONJ

Location: New Delhi, Delhi - India
Website: http:/​/​www.goonj.org
Project Leader:
Priyanka Tiwari
New Delhi, Delhi India
$13,768 raised of $95,000 goal
 
 
336 donations
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