Project Brief: Sakshar Project by Vigyan Vijay Foundation for providing basic education and addressing health and hygiene issues among the weaker section
Project Type: Alternative Education (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: health and cleanliness

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Seattle
Status: Proposal - Closed
Project Steward: Rohini Muthuswami
Project Partner(s): Tulika Agrawal
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Vigyan Vijay Foundation, H-2/2-5, Mahavir Enclave,,Palam-Dabri Road,New Delhi,
DELHI  110045
Tel: 01120551616, 9810248197, 98104
Stewarding Chapter: Seattle
Apr 2010SeattleUSD 4580
Dec 2009SeattleUSD 4300
Jul 2009SeattleUSD 4060
Oct 2008SeattleUSD 4105
Feb 2008SeattleUSD 4100
Sep 2007SeattleUSD 4000
Dec 2005DelhiINR 10000

Total = $25363

VVF strives to work with communities, individuals and organisations; developing, evaluating and implementing sustainable programs that empower them with Awareness and Information and assist them to harness the benefits of Science and Technology to use them to improve their quality of life and in doing so maintaining a commitment to excellent services, innovation, transparency and integrity.
* Establish a norm for schools for preparatory/ bridge courses for dropouts, children from slum pockets, migrant families etc
* Skill Training and Functional Literacy for adolescent children from the given section
* Adult Literacy for men and women from the given section
* Education on issues of Self Advocacy, Social Security, Personal Savings
* Health education and primary health care for slum inmates
* Self-help groups for trained adolescents, adults.
Vigyan Vijay Foundation an approved institution under Societies Registration act of 1860 No. S40224 dated 03 Sept 2001