Project Brief: This project provides primary education to tribal children belonging to Lombani, Gonda and Kudumbi tribes in the Bachodi village/forest in Sagar taluka, Karnataka.
Project Type: Formal Schools (description)
Primary Focus: children of dalits/tribals (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Los Angeles
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Mohanchandra P
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Vanashree trust,Joga Road,Sagar,
Tel: 91-8183-326996
Stewarding Chapter: Los Angeles
Dec 2008Los AngelesUSD 550
Dec 2007Los AngelesUSD 2500
Dec 2006Los AngelesUSD 2500
Nov 2005Work an HourUSD 35000
Dec 2005Los AngelesUSD 2500
Oct 2003Los AngelesUSD 2500

Total = $45550

The school, run by Vanashree trust, provides education to children from class I to VII. The school is a residential school, wherein the school children reside in the school premises. Education provided is formal, and instruction is provided in Kannada, the local language. There are presently 120 students, some of them orphans, who reside in the school, which also has a few day scholars. After class VII, the children of Bachodi school go to Sagar school, which has classes VIII to X. The school is also run by Vanashree trust. Sagar is connected to Bachodi, which is about 70 km away, by three daily buses.

The chief economic activity of the tribals in Bachodi is basket making.

The funds sent by Asha are being used for providing books, school bags and school uniforms for children. Blankets were also provided to children living in the school premises.
To work towards the upliftment through primary education of tribal children belonging to Lombani, Gonda
and Kudumbi tribes in the Bachodi village.
This school in Bachodi village is run by Vanashree trust (regd) in Sagar, Karnataka, which is headed by Mr Manjappa.
The trust runs two other schools in Sagar. The activities of this trust are listed below:

1. Running school for children and youth
2. Giving food, shelter and health care for tribal children
3. improving the socio-economic condition of the villages (provide roads etc)
4. environmental awareness
5. electricity by solar power (they have already provided this in 3-4 villages)
6. awareness of non-barter trading