Siri Foundation Charitable Trust - Projects for Rural Schools and Library

Project Brief: Siri’s motto is to support education at the grassroots level. Siri provides scholarships for the underprivileged students, builds and runs libraries in remote villages. Connects rural students and mentors around the world via skype.
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: to go to formal school (description)

Secondary Focus: dropouts

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Kansas City
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Pathanjali Malay
Project Partner(s): Narayana Rao Lekkala
Other Contacts: Srini Chintala
Project Address: , D.No 1-114/7, F-3 Simhadri Residency,Purushottamapuram Colony, Sujata Nagar (PO),Vishakhapatnam,
Tel: 011 91 998545801
Stewarding Chapter: Kansas City
Jul 2016Kansas CityUSD 21995
Sep 2013Kansas CityUSD 780
Jul 2013Kansas CityUSD 11996

Total = $34771

Siri provides scholarships for the underprivileged students, builds and runs libraries in remote villages. Our volunteers carefully handpick most deserved kids to support their higher education. Over 21 students are under the scholarship-program as of October 2016. Siri foundation is operating four libraries at four different rural villages. Two schools were given projectors and necessary equipment to conduct Skype/online lessons. Over 2000 hours of online lectures delivered in last two years. Volunteers and paid teachers conduct trainings for competitive tests, national merit scholarship tests and personality development courses throughout the year. Major spending goes towards scholarships and funding for the higher education programs.
Support education at the grassroots level by adopting less fortunate and most deserved students to make them successful in their life. Also, Siri builds and runs libraries in rural villages. Connects rural students with the talented mentors around the world via Skype.
Siri foundation was founded as a nonprofit charitable trust in 2010 by Mr.LVN Rao, Babu Rao and Srini Chintala in Vishakhapatnam, AP India. The founding members in India are teachers by profession and work at government rural schools. Srini & Dr.Lakshmi Chintala live in USA. They both came from a small village and strongly believe in creating opportunities for the less fortunate kids. With a shared passion to giveback to the community, Siri trustees built a strong a team of volunteers who are making a big difference in rural villages.

The main objective of the foundation is to help less fortunate by “Supporting education at the grassroots level”. The team shares the values of hard work, strong moral values and social compassion. Siri Foundation is a registered Charity organization in India with a Tax ID: 38/2010
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