Shoshit Seva Sangh

Project Brief: SSS is a residential school that provides education to the most exploited community, the Mushars in Bihar.
Project Type: Community Based Interventions (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Dallas
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Vibha Chhatwal Sarin
Project Partner(s): Jyoti Sinha
Other Contacts: Vaidehi Natu
Project Address: , Flat No.103/A, M. K. Apartments,,New Patliputra Colony,Patna,
BIHAR  800013
Tel: +91 612 2270307, +91 983503160
Stewarding Chapter: Dallas
Nov 2015DallasUSD 8365
Jun 2015DallasUSD 50908
Nov 2014DallasUSD 8087
Oct 2014DallasUSD 5096
Jul 2014DallasUSD 50564
Nov 2013DallasUSD 7865
Dec 2012DallasUSD 6000
Apr 2012DallasUSD 6000
Feb 2012DallasUSD 3920
Dec 2010DallasUSD 10000
Nov 2009DallasUSD 8002
Jul 2008DallasUSD 6500

Total = $171307

SHOSHIT SEVA SANGH

Among the vast poverty ridden population of Bihar, the most exploited and deprived is the Mushar community. They are landless laborers living in sub-human conditions for centuries. They are called Mushars because they are skilled in catching and killing field rats (in Bihari dialect called Mus) and eating them too due to lack of enough food.
Shoshit Seva Sangh (SSS) was established in July 2005 with the aim of improving the quality of life for the children of this unfortunate community. Deprived of both capital and education (literacy rate being only 5%), SSS believes that the only way to uplift this community is by providing high quality education coupled with vocational training.

-----The project recently won the CNN-IBN India Positive Award for Education for 2012-----

----SSS project on Kaun Banega Crorepati 1/13/2013 -----
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwq6yt_kbc-6-13th-january-2013-video-watch-online-p4_lifestyle?search_algo=2#.UPLXHuSwUzQ

SHOSHIT SAMADHAN KENDRA

On July 16th 2007, SSS established Shoshit Samadhan Kendra (SSK), a free residential school, for the Mushar community. It was inaugurated by Mr. R. S. Gavai, the Governor of Bihar. The school provides education, boarding, lodging, clothes, books, and medical support for the children. The school has 250 students from class i-viii. The children at Shoshit Samadhan Kendra have been selected from 8-10 remote villages in Bihar. It is an English medium school where the subjects taught are Literature, Grammar, spoken English, Hindi, Science, Mathematics, Social and Environmental Studies, and General Knowledge. Weekly lessons are imparted in drawing, painting, and music. The school provide facilities for audio-visual teaching using an LCD projector and a computer. By these efforts, SSS aims to change the profile of this community.
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SSS project on Kaun Banega Crorepati 1/13/2013 8:30pm IST
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwq6yt_kbc-6-13th-january-2013-video-watch-online-p4_lifestyle?search_algo=2#.UPLXHuSwUzQ

Shoshit Seva Sangh, Asha for Education Dallas project was selected by Sony Entertainment and will be featured on Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 6 this Sunday 1/13/2013 8:30p IST.
It will be the first time ever that a musahar kid who is a student of our fully free English medium residential school in Patna for the musahar children has stepped on a plane and that too to be on the hot seat with Amitabh Bachhan and Manoj Bajpayee!

Big B was moved and was highly appreciative of the project. He has blogged about it (http://tmblr.co/ZwrX5vb2ORZC) and has also written on his facebook (FB -78). http://www.facebook.com/AmitabhBachchan?ref=ts&fref=ts.
SSS aspires to develop Shoshit Samadhan Kendra into a recognized high school. The schools envisions to acquire a suitable piece of land and construct a school, which would eventually house approximately 1000 children.
This admittedly is a long haul project but its impact will be permanent. The belief that this project will bring about a silent revolution in the Mushar community, which has languished in sub-human conditions for centuries, has motivated the vision and the mission of Shoshit Seva Sangh.


UPDATES:
2013: SSS project on Kaun Banega Crorepati 1/13/2013
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwq6yt_kbc-6-13th-january-2013-video-watch-online-p4_lifestyle?search_algo=2#.UPLXHuSwUzQ
2012: SSS was awarded CNN-IBN India Positive Award for Education
Shoshit Seva Sangh was covered on CNN World Report this week. A group of Slovakian high school kids, inspired by the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire', are working on the prestigious Denube Charity Festival, the proceeds of which will go to SSS.

The report also features an interview by Mr.Sinha spreading the mission and vision of Shoshit Seva Sangh.

This is a huge contribution by the Slovakian kids and will definitely go a long way to make the change we all hope for!

Thank you much for making SSS the beneficiary of the event!

here is the video link to report.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2009/06/05/world.report.june.06.09.bk.a.cnn

Aug 2015 Visit to SSK Patna_Aug 2015.pdf
Jun 2015 SSS_funds_proposal_jun15.doc
May 2015 SSS_schoolconstruction_progress.jpg
Apr 2015 budget2015.pdf
Apr 2015 auditreport_2013-14.pdf
Sep 2014 FundingProposal_Sept2014_sports.doc
Sep 2014 FundsAllocation_Budget2014_15.pdf
Sep 2014 Newsletter_SSS.doc
Jul 2014 FundingProposal_Jul2014
Dec 2013 audit-report-12-13.pdf
Sep 2013 SSS_Sitevisit_Sept302013.doc
Sep 2013 SSS_SiteVisit_Sept30_2013.doc
Sep 2013 FundsAllocation_Budget.pdf
Aug 2012 Site_Visit_2012
Jun 2012 Progress_Report2012
Mar 2012 Budget_2012
Oct 2011 Minutes_Meeting_Oct2011
Jul 2011 Site_Visit_Report_2011
Jun 2011 SSS_Budget_2010-2011
Jun 2011 SSS_Budget_2010-2011
Jun 2011 WAH_SSS_Budget_2011
Apr 2011 WAH_SSS_ProjectProposal_2011_Final
Apr 2011 WAH_ProjProposal_2011
Apr 2011 Quarterly_Report_2011
Jan 2011 NewsLetter_Jan2011
Dec 2010 Annual Budget 2010-11
Nov 2010 NDTV_video_SSS.doc
Nov 2010 Minutes_meeting_nov2010
Oct 2010 Site_visit_report2010.doc
Mar 2010 Newsletter_March2010
Mar 2010 Annual_Budget_2009_2010
Mar 2010 Financial_document_Income_Expenditure
Dec 2009 News_Article
Dec 2009 Cultural_Prog2010_1
Dec 2009 Cultural_Prog2010_1
Dec 2009 Cultural_Prog2010_2
Dec 2009 Cultural_Prog2010_3
Dec 2009 Newsletter_Jul2010
Dec 2009 Annual_Report_2010
Dec 2009 Annual Report 2010
Dec 2009 WAH_AsahDallas_Proposal_SSS
Dec 2009 WAH_AshaDallas_Proposal
Dec 2009 Annual_Report_2009
Aug 2009 Newsletter_2009
Aug 2009 Newsletter_2009
Jul 2009 Site Visit Report 2009
Jan 2009 Newsletter
Jan 2009 Teachers_report
Jan 2009 Admission_test.jpg
Jan 2009 registration_queue
Jan 2009 SSS Vision
Jan 2009 Project_Synopsis
Dec 2008 Annual Budget 2008-09
Dec 2008 Annual Report 2009
Oct 2008 Overview_presentation
Oct 2008 Overview_presentation
Oct 2008 Overview_presentation.pdf
Jul 2008 SSS_foundatation_day_function
Jul 2008 SSS_foundatation_day_function2
Jul 2008 SSS_foundatation_day_function3
Jul 2008 SSS_foundatation_day_function4
Jul 2008 SSS_foundatation_day_function5
Jul 2008 Hisdusthan_Times_article
Jul 2008 Dainik_Jagran_article
Jul 2008 Hisdusthan_article
Jul 2008 TimesofIndia_article
Jun 2008 site_image_4.jpg
Jun 2008 Site_Visit_Report_June_2008
Jun 2008 site_image1.jpg
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May 2008 Project_Proposal.doc
May 2008 Report.doc