Project Brief: Kislaya was established in 1988 by a few dedicated housewives who wanted to make a difference by example. The school was founded in the outskirts of the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) campus.
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: creating resources (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Stanford
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Shankar Govindaraju
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Kislaya Vidya Mandir,BIT Ranchi,Mesra,
Stewarding Chapter: Stanford
May 2005StanfordUSD 8200
Dec 2004StanfordUSD 4100
Dec 2001StanfordUSD 1500
Dec 2000IndianaUSD 2344
Dec 2000St. LouisUSD 781

Total = $16925

Kislaya takes a fresh approach to primary school education by its use of innovative techniques, such as learning through experiments, games, field trips and educational tours. The objective is to bring about a holistic development of a child by nurturing the innate creativity present in all of us. Academic and intellectual growth are part of this learning process where
Kislaya strives to be a self-sustained institution of primary and secondary education for the poor and needy children in and around the village of Mesra.