Education  India Project #57730

Support a unique education model in rural India

by Bhagavatula Charitable Trust
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Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India
Support a unique education model in rural India

Summary

Started in 1996 in rural Visakhapatnam, BCT Residential High school caters to both boys & girls of 12-16 yrs. Offering value-based skill-oriented rurally-biased education, it follows the state syllabus for academics. Students also learn vocational skills & train on diverse subjects ranging from computers & robotics, to traditional charkha spinning & folk arts. Even specially-abled children learn academics & vocational skills, making it possible for them to become breadwinners for their families.

$50,000
total goal
$47,311
remaining
11
donors
0
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
1
year

Challenge

The set of challenges faced in rural education are radically different from those in city-based education. These include: 1. Cost of schooling 2. Infrastructure 3. Health 4. Quality of teaching and other support Details of the problem are discussed in the attached document

Solution

BCT school operates with a unique model, and addresses the above challenges in the following ways. 1. Efficient model, spacious campus 2. Effective academics 3. Education for the future 4. Vocational learning 5. Community development learning 6. Subsidised education 7. Quality stay and food 8. Education for specially abled Details of the solutions are discussed in the attached document

Long-Term Impact

Operational since 1985, the following impact has been seen. Over 200,000 children and adults have been made literate by the BCT model of education, through the High School and non-formal education models. 56.12% of alumni are pursuing higher education/technical education/job and 8.77% are self-employed. 82.87% of the alumni continue to stay and work in the villages. The school has created technology-oriented enterprising rural youth. It has also generated rural startups for rural India

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

Bhagavatula Charitable Trust

Location: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @bct_ngo
Project Leader:
Sriram NADIMINTI
Visakhapatnam , Andhra Pradesh India

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