Digambarpur Angikar - preprimary education

Project Brief: Pre-primary education for infants (3-6 yrs) of socially excluded communities
Project Type: Pre-Primary (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: children of dalits/tribals

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: San Francisco
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Megha Sharma
Project Partner(s): Swapan Mandal
Other Contacts: Sonali Srivastava
Project Address: , Digambarpur, Via Kashinagar ,P.S. Dholahat,Patharpratima,
WEST BENGAL  743349
Tel: 011 91 3324283363
Stewarding Chapter: San Francisco
Jun 2017San FranciscoUSD 35815
Nov 2016San FranciscoUSD 28928
Jul 2016CornellUSD 7041
Dec 2015San FranciscoUSD 13751
Nov 2015San FranciscoUSD 28792
Jun 2015CornellUSD 5117
Jun 2015San FranciscoUSD 13270
May 2014San FranciscoUSD 11296

Total = $144010

The organization undertakes several initiatives to serve local individuals, groups and communities.

Asha SF will fund/is funding them for the operation of a pre-primary school for infants (ages 3 - 6 years)

The teaching techniques and main curriculum are mentioned below:

1. Learning through games and use of attractive visuals, picture books, posters, educational games for developing oral language and vocabulary development.
2. Learning in joyful child friendly environment � story telling, singing songs and rhymes etc
3. Elementary education with an environment of love and care
4. Learning language and basic numerical lessons through playing, using toys and pictures;
5. Developing behavior and character building of children from the very beginning inculcating sense of manners, discipline, honesty;
6. Encouraging children to take part in cultural activities, games and sports, drawing and painting;
7. Education on care of personal hygiene;
The aims of our organization:
� To reach out poorest and underprivileged section of the society for self-reliance.
� To provide ongoing support to the target group people through efficient and readily available management information system.
� To empower marginalized communities, disabled, older persons through social and economic development.
� To offer opportunities of personal growth and development with skill enhancement by providing technical and vocational skill.
� To create a strong awareness among the local people to solve their local problems through ensuring local resource mobilization.
� To emphasis on women and children�s empowerment by establishing their rights.
� To stop discriminating factor based on caste, creed, sex, clan and colour.
Digambarpur Angikar was established in year 2000 by a group of dedicated social activities of Sundarban region with a view to undertake relief and rehabilitation as well as development initiatives for empowerment of women and children and other vulnerable sections of socio-economically backward SC/ST/OBC/Minority communities. Since inception, the organisation has been involved in the rural development and social action programmes for establishing women and child rights, education, health and sanitation, livelihood development and environment conservation in the Sundarban region.

The organization mainly runs the following programs:

1. Angikar Kishalaya Niketan, a Primary level education centre for 100 students at Digambarpur, Patharpratima, South 24 Parganas
2. Four Creches for 100 babies at Digambarpur GP, South 24 Parganas.

Additonal funds are being requested for the operation of a pre-primary school for infants (ages 3 - 6 years)



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