Rishi Valley Education Center - RVS Rural Education Project

Project Brief:
Project Type: Alternative Education (description)
Primary Focus: other (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Seattle
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Sumana Reddy
Project Partner(s): Sri Madipalli
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Rishi Valley Education Center,Krishnamurti Foundation India,Madanapalle,
Tel: +918571-280622/280582
Stewarding Chapter: Seattle
Nov 2016SeattleUSD 1403
Nov 2015SeattleUSD 8518
Jun 2014SeattleUSD 3638
May 2013SeattleUSD 3116
Mar 2012SeattleUSD 9450

Total = $26125

1.Be a school free of fear, full of color and joy inside, and green and beautiful outside;
2.Have a learning-ladder, made up of small learning steps, that enables self-paced individual learning;
3. Promote cooperative learning through peer support;
stress on activity-based experiential learning through craft, games, song and drama;
4. Practise multi-grade, multi level teaching-learning which enables the teacher to give individual attention to a child when he/she needs it most;
5. Integrate local culture and values of conservation into the curriculum;
6. Encourage teachers to design creative teaching-learning material and share it with other teachers.

RVEC is actively involved in the welfare of the local population in this drought prone part of Andhra Pradesh. They have successfully implemented innovative Rural education programs, developed ecologically sound methods of conserving water, developed hardy varieties of rice suitable to grow in the area. The health center is responsible for providing quality care to the surrounding villages.