Asha Trust - Asha Samajik Vidyalaya Bhaisahan

Project Brief: To pay for the honororium for the techers of the shool run by Asha India.
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: General Funds
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Vijay Pandey
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts: Vallabh Pandey
Project Address: , Asha Trust, Village Reoti (South) ,P.O. Reoti,Bhaisahan,
UTTAR PRADESH  277209
Tel: 011 91 9335341150
Stewarding Chapter: General Funds
Sep 2017General FundsUSD 12073
Feb 2014BalliaUSD 9751
Dec 2008CorvallisUSD 5700

Total = $27524

This education center is started in 1993 by Dr Sandeep Pandey the founder member of Asha on a small land donated by a villager Mr Beni Madhav ji. The school has a small infrastructure which includes 3 class room and sheds. Total 230 students mostly from OBC/SC/ST community attend classes from 1st to 8th class. There are 5 teachers including a coordinator. The budget proposal is mainly for honorarium of teachers and some materials for students. A solar light system is required to organize evening remedial class.
The first activities of Asha were started in India in Reoti town area of Ballia district of U.P. in 1993. Presently they have two education centres run for children and one sewing training programme for women. The programme is being entirely managed by local volunteers, which incidently is also the first grassroots volunteer base for Asha in India. One of the education centers is the Bhaisan school which serves the poor children belonging to the Mallah, Vaishya caste in the community of Reoti, UP
Asha Samajik Vidyalaya Bhainsaha, Reoti is a school run by Asha in Ballia. The school was started in 1993 when Sandeep Pandey (Magsaysay awardee and a founding member of Asha) visited Ballia with the initiative of Vijay Bhai, Vinay Bhai and two other teachers with the goal of making free education attainable and practical for the children of the local community, increasing awareness of the importance of child education, and veering young children away from hard labour.