Chandranagar and Kumaraswamy Layout govt. schools

Project Brief: Asha-Bangalore has undertaken this together with Shikshana, an organization that works with many govt. schools in Karnataka. Asha's 2 adopted schools serve the children of migrant tribal communities in Bangalore.
Project Type: Working with the Government (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Bangalore
Status: Support ended.
Project Steward: Santhosh Padmanabhan
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Chandranagar and Kumaraswamy Layout,,Bangalore,
Stewarding Chapter: Bangalore
Mar 2009BangaloreINR 143500
Mar 2008BangaloreINR 264000
Mar 2007BangaloreINR 112400
Apr 2006BangaloreINR 11200
Sep 2005BangaloreINR 24000
Feb 2005BangaloreINR 1300
Jan 2005BangaloreINR 9417
Dec 2004BangaloreINR 42000

Total = $13250.4106

Asha and Sikshana ( have formally 'adopted' these two schools under the Karnataka School Adoption Program. The aim of this adoption is to improve the government school functioning. Participation of Asha includes:

- Appointing and supporting the salaries of additional teachers when necessary
- Organize school trips
- Providing additional teaching support through volunteers
- Work with the School Development and Management Committees to demand more for the schools from the Education Department
- Conduct periodic evaluation to ascertain the learning levels of the children
- Provide funds for physical infrastructure augmentation.
To improve the functioning of government schools and thus increasing the learning levels of children who are mostly first generation learners
These are government schools