Society of Door Step Schools - Dattawadi Study Centre (Pune)

Project Brief: Door Step School runs study classes for children going to school to try and improve the levels of the children.
Project Type: Tuition Centers (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Silicon Valley
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Suhas Satheesh
Project Partner(s): Rajani Paranjpe
Other Contacts: Ranjit Gadgil
Project Address: , 110 Anand Park,,Aundh,
Tel: 2589-8762
Stewarding Chapter: Silicon Valley

Asha Stars, if any:

Malati Gadgil

Ranjit Gadgil

Vinay Awasthi

Jan 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 3900
Nov 2008Silicon ValleyUSD 3900
Dec 2005NYC/NJUSD 17220

Total = $25020

Dattawadi is a low income group community, which was once a slum. Now most of the children go to the local municipal. school. In spite of this their learning levels remain very low. Recognizing this, Door Step School runs Study Classes for children in 1st and 2nd grade. Additionally there is a reference library for older children. Also a computer class is conducted in order to give children exposure to this important skill.
1) Improve the math and language skills of in-school children.
2) Supplement education with other activities and extra-curricular reading
3) Impart computer literacy skills
Door Step School provides education to children who (a) do not attend school (b) drop out early (c) have low learning levels
The study centre run by Door Step School is located in the community hall of the Tapobhoomi Hou. Soc., Dattawadi, Pune.