Vivekanda Educational Trust (Gnanajyothi International School) (IND-103)


Type: Education, Children - Country: India

Brief description and main aims

Vivekanda Educational Trust / Gnanajyothi International School was founded to help rural children, especially girls, to integrate into society and contribute to it. Due to the peoples' mindset it is hard to develop the rural area. Our founding members believe that  through education many positive changes can be made to improve the life of children and local community.
 
So we decided to start our own school in 2016 at Bhuvanahalli to provide quality education to local children and those who live close to the village. It’s also applicable under Right education Act.Our target groups are farmers family, middle class, minorities and community children.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers tasks include:
  • eaching basic English
  • carrying out outdoor activities like games
  • doing activities based on education through crafts, role play, sports and music.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:

  • have strong English teaching skills
  • have a good behaviour and positive attitude.
  • be female

Location

The project is located in a beautiful place called Bhuvanalli gate. It’s located around 60 km from Bangalore city and 18 km from kolar district.
 
This is a farming area which is surrounded by beautiful green spaces. Farmers grow black wheat, mangos, rice. papaya, and various vegetables.  Farmers export their products for good price since they are well known and popular in this area.  Society is filled with all types of religion and casts. People are very friendly and supportive toward our school and have a good relationship with the management.

Duration

Minimum:4 weeks

Maximum: up to a year

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live in the project's guest house.

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