Health Education and Alternative Development Service - NFE centers

Project Brief: This project which is run by HEALDS in Mohanur focuses on dropouts in 25 villages. NFE centers are instituted for these children where they get an opportunity to study along side school going children and keep up with the curriculum.
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: dropouts (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Stanford
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Bharath Sridharan
Project Partner(s): Satish Babu
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , HEALDS, Rural Training Center,Opp. to sugar mills,Mohanur,
TAMIL NADU  637015
Tel: +91 4286 257111
Stewarding Chapter: Stanford
Jun 2009StanfordUSD 3187
Aug 2008StanfordUSD 3546
Feb 2008StanfordUSD 3781
Jan 2007StanfordUSD 5900

Total = $16414

Asha is supporting the salary of the teachers running the NFE centers in 25 villages around Mohanur and also the educational material in these centers including notebooks and school bags for children.
To formalize the current NFE centers in order to improve the quality of teaching and the facilities provided.
HEALDS - Health Education and Alternative Development Service is an organization in Mohanur region of TN that focuses on education of children of landless laborers, sex workers and dalits in the region. In the past they have run campaigns for AIDS awareness and against child labor.