Shikshana Vahini, Mysore

Project Brief: The current project is for a consortium of 312 Government schools in Heggadadevanakote taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka benefitting an estimated 43000 tribal children in 312 govt schools
Project Type: Working with the Government (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: dropouts

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Silicon Valley
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Padma Subbaraya
Project Partner(s): Dr R Balasubramaniam
Other Contacts: Charu Anchlia
Project Address: , Hanchipura Road,,Saragur,,
KARNATAKA  571 121
Tel: 91-821-24541
Stewarding Chapter: Silicon Valley
Aug 2008Silicon ValleyUSD 6285
Jul 2007Silicon ValleyUSD 6560
Feb 2007Silicon ValleyUSD 7941
Jul 2006Silicon ValleyUSD 1340
Jun 2006Silicon ValleyUSD 6330
Feb 2006Silicon ValleyUSD 5945
Jun 2005Silicon ValleyUSD 6070
Jul 2004Silicon ValleyUSD 11263
Dec 2003Silicon ValleyUSD 12928

Total = $64662

The current project is for a consortium of 312 Government schools in Heggadadevanakote taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka. The beneficiaries of the project will be an estimated 43,000 school children & 1200 teachers of the 312 Government run schools located in the interior areas of 216 villages and 110 tribal colonies are there in the taluk.
"The actual expense incurred on each child for the entire duration of the project( 3 years ) works to just 81 cents, or in other words to 27 cents PER CHILD PER YEAR. This is mainly possible because of the extensive involvement of the government and the community. If this project succeeds, it could very well be a role model for community based education in India." - Dr. Balu


Project Details
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) - a voluntary body established in 1984, with the aim to provide low cost, rational, ethical medicare. Over the years, it has evolved into an Integrated Community Development Project involving works in the fields of Health, Education, Social and Economic activities.
The organization was awarded the NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD in 1993 for outstanding Nation Building activities by the Government of India and the BABASASHEB AMBEDKAR AWARD in 2002 by the Government of Karnataka

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