Swami Vivekananda Educational Society

Project Brief: The Swami Vivekananda Educational Society runs a primary school and a high school to provide an education for the poorest members of society.
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: to go to formal school (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Arizona
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: B Ramakrishna
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Banashankari I Stage,,,
KARNATAKA  560 050
Tel:
Stewarding Chapter: Arizona
Aug 2011ArizonaUSD 5500
Jul 2004ArizonaUSD 3500
May 2003ArizonaUSD 2500
Dec 2002ArizonaUSD 3500
Dec 2001ArizonaUSD 1000
Dec 1999ArizonaUSD 1000
Dec 1998ArizonaUSD 500
Dec 1997ArizonaUSD 500

Total = $18000

The school has built up separately Library for the Primary and High Schools. The laboratory of the High School is shared by the Primary School also. The growing population of the school needs better library & laboratory facilities. Therefore, the present equipment & books have to be supplemented with more equipment and useful books. The library consists of more than 10,000 books in various areas of knowledge ? like Science, Social Science, Mathematics, Literature, Arts etc. The laboratory has equipment and Chemicals worth more than one lakh rupees. Practical classes and demonstrations are conducted? as and when the occasion demands. A proposal to procure more equipment to our school laboratory and books to the library in enclosed. We hope that Asha will extend their helping hand in the area also.

2004-2005 UPDATE
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Swami Vivekananda Educational Society, Bangalore - $3500.00 was sent in July 2004 to fund the "Annapoona scheme" . The funds would be sufficient to serve mid day meals for about 150 deserving students from the near by slum, for about 200 days of the next school year. The meals are prepared by volunteers and the students are responsible for
serving, cleaning and other chores. The parents of the children from the slums are extremeley grateful that their children are getting atleast one nourishing meal a day.
The school is trying to educate the poorest of society. In addition to providing an education, the school also provides lunch to 120 needy students.
Preamble: Swami Vivekananda Educational Society (Regd.) was started in 1970 in order to spread the message of ?Man-Making Education? as envisaged by Swami Vivekananda, the illustrious patriotsaint of India. Swami Vivekananda Vidyashala High School was started under the auspices of the society in 1971. The school started with 48 students has now more than 330 students, studying in different classes.
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The Primary school was started in 1989 to provide a strong base to the High School. More than 300 students are studying in Primary & Nursery Classes. English Medium Classes were started? in 1991 to attract the cream of student poplars to the school. The school has built a building of its own ? thanks to the untiring efforts of our Secretary Prof. N. Krishnaswamy and other members of managing committee, in the endeavour. The school is trying to impart the best all round education to the poorest of the society. Apart from providing education, the school is providing lunch to 120 needy students. Asha for Education has joined hands with us in this noble cause. They have generously contributed $1000/- each in 1999 & 2000 to fund this programme called Annapurna Fund. We are grateful to Asha for this help. Several members of Asha. Arizona have visited our school and have felt the need for this assistance.
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