Society for Door Step Schools - Grow with Books (Pune)

Project Brief: Grow with Books project is part of the School Intervention Programme of Door Step School designed towards enhancing the reading ability of children and help them overcome the reading barrier and inculcate the habit of reading in them
Project Type: Other (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: children of migrant workers

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: St. Louis
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Aditi Chiplunkar
Project Partner(s): Jayashree Joglekar
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , 110, Parimal Anand Park,Aundh,,
MAHARASHTRA  411007
Tel: 020-25898762, +91-9766337432
Stewarding Chapter: St. Louis
Mar 2016St. LouisUSD 13635
Aug 2015St. LouisUSD 12770
Oct 2014St. LouisUSD 10342
Jun 2013St. LouisUSD 7909

Total = $44656

Grow with Books project is part of the School Intervention Programme of Door Step School. This is associated with another Door Step project that is funded by Asha, Canada - http://www.ashanet.org/projects/project-view.php?p=1057
This proposal presents a new initiative First Steps Forward within the Grow With Books project. Through this initiative, a special focus on 1st standard students will begiven with the aim to increase the number of children reaching the expected levels of learning at the end of the 1st standard.
This proposal is a request for funding the First Steps Forward Initiative at 75 schools where the Project Grow with Books will be running (reaching 3500 children) for the period June 2013-May 2014.
Door Step School is an NGO which was started with the aim of addressing literacy amongst the marginalized sections of society. The organisation built its program to address three major problems:
Non-enrollment
Wastage
Stagnation