Education  India Project #24998

Value Based Skills Oriented Quality Education

by Bhagavatula Charitable Trust Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

Bhagavatula Charitable Trust (BCT) provides a three part curriculum for rural and tribal children of Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh and enabling them to pursue technical higher education. With the best of the teaching and learning methodologies, these children are able to gain knowledge much better than their peers around while becoming leaders in their villages, creating a better future for everyone around. This project aims at increasing the number of children to be educated.

$80,000
total goal
$70,179
remaining
67
donors
1
monthly donor
2
years

Challenge

Given that the children's parents being small and marginal farmers, it is well-nigh impossible for the parents to support their children's education in this high school. Even though some of the parents are meeting marginal costs but many of them are not able to support their education at this high school and hence need funding.

Solution

BCT has been working towards providing education at the door step of the villages since 1984. Over these years, more than 200,000 people (children and adults) have been made literate. With aim of providing "Value based, skills oriented, rurally biased self-reliant quality Education," BCT started a residential high school in 1995 and also facilitate the young village children to grow to be responsible citizens working towards the development of their own villages.

Long-Term Impact

56.12% of alumni are pursuing technical education/job 8.77% are self-employed 82.87% of the alumni continue to stay in the village eking a livelihood while being leaders for development is a testament of the efficacy of the high school.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.bctindia.org
This is the organization's website
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Organization Information

Bhagavatula Charitable Trust

Location: Visakhapatnam - India
Website: http:/​/​www.bctindia.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Sri Ram M Bhagavatula
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh India
$9,821 raised of $80,000 goal
 
92 donations
$70,179 to go
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