"Why should we learn Kannada? We are going back home in a month." In the eight years she has spent as a teacher for children of migrant labourers in Bengaluru, Pooja, 35, has heard many versions of this sullen question from children who have travelled with their parents to the metropolis from West Bengal or Odisha, Uttar Pradesh or Bihar.
The founder of a UK-based education charity on a mission to achieve wider literacy in India explains Raindrop Campaign's coordinated approach. If you're reading this, then you're one of the lucky ones. You can read! Consider how different your life would be without that basic skill you take for granted.
The founder of Samridhdhi Trust, is leading the kids to a world of possibilities through schooling. Give a Free Lunch gave the school 700 dollars for food for the school's sports
SAMRIDHDHI TRUST IMPACT: ONCE OUT OF SCHOOL, TODAY GRADUATING OUT OF SCHOOL WITH FLYING COLOURS!!! - Silicon City News
Samridhdhi Trust's bridged students who appeared for SSLC this year passed with flying colours. Eight children had appeared the exam and all of them passed in the first division with Shivakumar topping with 91%, Nagarjun 87%, and Manoj 85% All these children were "not in school" about 6 years back and are all first generation learners.
In 2015, Whitefield Rising volunteers joined hands with Samridhdhi Trust to run a Bridge School for children of construction workers in Nallurahalli area of Whitefield. Rotary and various companies contributed to the cause. Meanwhile, many students who went through various bridge schools run by Samridhdhi Trust in Bengaluru have passed recently held board exam with flying colours.
Is it difficult going to homes and convincing parents to send their children to school and paying a portion of their fees once they get into mainstream schools? Wouldn't the parents of these children prefer having the child around at home supplementing their income or just giving an additional hand
What started as a spot-fixing exercise for the Nallurahalli Rising volunteers ended up as a first step towards working for a social cause. The members of the citizen welfare group revived an abandoned government school to educate the children of migrant labourers living in the small pockets in the villages around one of Bengaluru's IT hub, Whitefield.
A Project led by the Bangalore Effective Education Task Force (BEETF) With this program, our goal is to provide access to universal effective education to all underprivileged children in Bangalore through collaboration among multiple stakeholders. We have formed the Bangalore Effective Education Task Force (BEETF), which is comprised of many corporate and NPO representatives who work in the education sector.
The bridge school runs KG, 1, 2 and 3 level classes where they get taught 1 st level- letter understanding, 2 nd level- word forming and 3 rd level- forming the sentences which take them to main stream school e.g. Shishukunj Vidylaya.
If given a chance to be a time traveller, what will you choose, Past or Future? I was given such a chance last Friday and I saw the future and believe me it was very pleasing. I thank the hard-working team of Tredence CSR and Samridhdhi Trust for allowing me to play a vital role in building our nation.
Barnita Mondal from Bangalore, the daughter of an auto-rickshaw driver in the city, beat all odds to secure 95 per cent. A PCMB student of Vijaya Pre-university College, Barnita is a self-taught success. “I did not take tuitions because I could not...