Viveka Tribal Center

Project Brief: The Viveka Tribal Center for Learning (VTCL) is a semi-residential school run by the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM).
Project Type: Residential School (description)
Primary Focus: other (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Stanford
Status: completed - requirements ended
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Project Address: , ,,Hosahalli,
Stewarding Chapter: Stanford
Dec 1995StanfordUSD 2600
Dec 1994StanfordUSD 4000

Total = $6600

The Viveka Tribal Center for Learning (VTCL), at Hosahalli, has grown from a thatched hut with a few students to a government recognized semi-residential school imparting quality education to over 400 children; helping them fit into the mainstream while retaining pride in, and contact with, their tribal heritage.The VTCL today trains teachers from other schools, develops teaching aids, and enhances children’s lives with innovative concepts like joyful learning, experiential learning and activity based learning.

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The Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) is a not-for-profit, non-religious, non-political, voluntary organization. It was founded in 1984 by a group of like- minded young medicos from the Government Medical College, Mysore.