Training to 30 unemployed matriculate ST women - Waynad

Project Brief: This is a new project proposal to impart training to 30 unemployed matriculate ST women youths as an initiative to empower them after getting placement in jobs of private/Govt.sects.
Project Type: Tuition Centers (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: children of dalits/tribals

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Kansas City
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Jayaprakash Nair
Project Partner(s): Jayaprakash Nair
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Wayanad Girijana Seva Trust, Mattilayam P.O. Vellamunada ,,Vellamunada,
KERALA  670731
Tel: 011 91 9947421050
Stewarding Chapter: Kansas City

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training space with seating & equipment that may be used for holding classes for IT subjects for children at school.
Procuring computers for the 30 kids.
Provide job oriented computer trainings
Hiring a vehicle for transportation of the kids from the exam centers and back.
Re-schooling the school drop-out children from tribal sect. Provide education skill sets to tribal children- especially drop outs-to help them integrate with main stream
Wayanad Girijana Seva Trust a charitable Institution registered in 2002 with the prime and ultimate objective of educating and re-enrolling the School Drop-Outs amongst the children from the impoverished tribal communities in Wayanad district of Kerala State. As the first step towards achieving this objective the trust started a Residential Tribal Vidyalaya in 2002 and later accredited with National Institute of Open Schooling, HRD Ministry, Govt. of India.

The school started functioning in a thatched shed with 42 children is now having strength of 254 students of 119 boys and 135 girls. The children are hailing from impoverished Tribal community which is characterized by unusual high illiteracy, deprivation, poverty and even starvation deaths. Teaching methodology and techniques conform to the guidelines/specifications as set out by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). Scholastic education imparted is under the non- formal stream of education. The pedagogy aims at developing qualitative skills and virtues that make an individual capable of successfully meeting any challenge in life. It is pupil centric and value based stream of education.