Pre Primary Centre

The period of early childhood (2-6 years) is referred to as pre-school age because at this age the child is learning skills that will help him to do tasks associated with schooling.During these years, strong foundations of the child‘s personality and cognitive, physical, social and emotional development are laid. At pre-school age, the child learns pre-reading and pre-writing skills necessary for further schooling.He learns about numbers, colours, shapes and understands the reasons for everyday events. Our centre aims to provide maximum resources to kids in this age group so that they become prepare for further schooling. 

Centre is equipped with variety of educational toys, story books and education is provided in play way method. Through various activities centre aims to offer holistic development of little ones.

Tribal School Support

We are closely working with tribal school which has classes from 1st-7th std. The students belong to tribal warli community who comes to school from nearby pada's (small cluster of houses). We conduct 'Basic English Learning' program using Phonics and audio-visual tools. Our volunteers visits school weekly and conducts classes as per students english reading level. We have appointed professional drawing teacher who conducts classes every week in school & prepare children for Maharashtra State Elementary Drawing Grade examination. Students are trained in Basic Computer Education by our volunteer in a computer lab set up by us in school. In order to maintain their interest in studies, various workshops like Eco-friendly ganesha making, Quilling art, Greetings Card making, Rakhi making, Rangoli art, Warli Art are conducted in school at regular interval. Children day celebration, various competitions like Handwriting,Rhyme, story telling, singing, poem recital,drawing are arranged to encourage kids in different skills. Value education is provided to children through story telling.

Scholarship

We provide financial assistance to academically inclined girl/boy child from tribal school/economically weak section, to enable her/him to continue secondary & higher Secondary school education.Each selected child is provided with school fees, books, stationery, uniform and conveyance to reach school. A test in maths,science,marathi and english language is conducted and based on score & student's willingness to study, scholarship is offered. Our 'Ek Disha' scholarship is for students from economically weak background who has scored 75% and more in SSC exam. We provide college fees, textbooks and notebooks to continue further education. Every year we are trying to reach more deserving students and help them in shaping their career.Student's academic record is closely monitored and extra help if offered such as subject tuition.

Library In Every Class

Doors of wonderful world of books should be open to every child…Kids learn fast through story books, activity books etc…Schools where students have to share classrooms due to lack of infrastructure, Library room becomes a far reached dream…

Our Library bag is easy to carry & can be installed on any wall of classroom. It can hold 35-40 books…

We provide a small library in every class of school so that kids has easy access to books & can develop reading habit at early stage of life….The books are age or reading level appropriate…..

More than 1000 books are given in various schools from rural and tribal area of Maharashtra. 

Activity Center

Our activity center at tribal area conducts various activities and workshops for students. It houses wonderful story books, toys, board games such as carrom,chess,ludo etc., puzzles which create interest in kids and also help develop cognitive level. Wonderful inspirational and moral stories are played for kids to instill human values. At regular intervals, various workshops such as calligraphy,quilling art, mehendi designing,limpan art, rangoli are conducted. Activity centre has computer set up for 'Computer Literacy'. It also teaches softwares such as Talley, DTP,MS office to increase employability of youth. 

Swayamsiddha Women Empowerment

Swayamsiddha means Independent...After providing necessary skill through workshop and then continuous practice on skill, we encourage women/girls to make salable products.These are then sold in exhibitions thus helping them earn.We aim to assist School dropouts and women to become financially independent.

Other Activities

There is NO SUBSTITUTE for HUMAN BLOOD....

Every year Blood Donation camp is conducted and residents are encouraged for voluntary blood donation.

Eye check up camp in tribal school.

DMIT-Dermatoglyphics Multiple Intelligence Test ahelps us understand inate talent of kids so that suitable career can be chosen. Our supporters offer this test to selected students of tribal school.

As and when need arises we run campaign for material collection such as clothes, toys, books which also supports other causes such as flood relief.

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