Asha Trust - Asha-Ballia NFE Centers

Project Brief: Asha Ballia volunteers run two non-formal educational centers in village Rakhanha and in kuanpeepar
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: dropouts (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Bangalore
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Siva Athreya
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Asha Ballia, C/o Vijay Bhai,,Village and Post Reoti (south),
Stewarding Chapter: Bangalore
Jun 2009BangaloreUSD 650
Jun 2008BangaloreINR 20
Jan 2006BangaloreINR 20000

Total = $1086.436

Asha Ballia volunteers run two non-formal educational centers.

One of the education centres is located around 2-3 Km north of Reoti, Ballia, at village Rakhanha. This centre is established in village in which there is no government or private school. At this Education centre 20-25 girls and boys of village are getting educated. In this village there are around 80-85 family consisting of 300-350 people. Literacy level in the village is around 10-15%.

The Second education centre is located around 2km in south of Reoti. This village is known as ‘kuanpeepar’. This village is also similar to first one in terms of literacy. This village is much bigger than first one consisting around 500 families. Number of student from this village attending the centre is around 30.

Schedule for centre is as follows

First centre 3:30-5:30 in evening
Second centre 6:00-8:00 in morning

In both the centres the student who are receiving the education got deprived of formal education because of their involvement in labour work

Asha Bangalore and Asha Delhi supporting the entire expenses for this effort.
Asha Ballia chapter, is a chapter of Asha Trust in India. It is one of the oldest chapters of Asha India. The Bhaisahan School, which now has classes upto 9th standard was first efforts at formal education by Asha India. It has about 6-7 active full time volunteers resident at Reoti . Vijay bhai is the main contact person of this chapter.