Project Brief:
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: dropouts (description)

Secondary Focus: children from slums

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Princeton
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Sridhar Desikan
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
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Stewarding Chapter: Princeton
Dec 2000PrincetonUSD 2000
Dec 1999PrincetonUSD 600
Dec 1998CorvallisUSD 300
Dec 1997CornellUSD 615
Dec 1997CorvallisUSD 300
Dec 1996CornellUSD 545
Dec 1995CornellUSD 1052

Total = $5412

Drop-outs and illiterate children are brought under the umbrella of night schools, and provided primary and life-oriented education with an aim to attain 100% literacy among children in the target villages. The project will affect about 250 children in ten villages in the area.
PACHE is a charitable trust working on health education and awareness in villages around Madurai. Project under evaluation at Asha-Princeton is for Night Schools for Illiterate and Drop-Out Children. Objective is to provide life-oriented education to children aged 6-14, attain 100% literacy in a phased manner, spread literacy- related awareness for and through children.