Due to the nature of migrant worker's jobs, the children move with their parents' city to city, neighborhood to neighborhood. So, most of the children never attend a school or they usually drop out of school. Most of these children can not read or write. Our bridge school addresses these problems at our community level, making them literate and bridging the gap between their age and education.
Ananda Sagara started as a children's home 7 years ago. Since most of the residents were children of migrant workers and lacked foundation in their education. We started home schooling our children to fill the gap between their academic skills and their age 3 years ago.
When we started homeschooling our resident kids, we didn't realize that God had bigger and better plans.
As the word spread that we were homeschooling our kids, more and more migrant workers started approaching us to include their children in our "school". Their reasons:- "My children don't like school", "We just moved to this city, we heard you run a school", "My child does not know to read and write and we don't know what to do", "My child is very naughty and doesn't listen to us", "We don't know what to do with my child"......
So we started growing and growing and this year (Jan to March 2021) around 50 children attend our informal bridge school before the Lockdown.
Now we want to restart our bridge school again and open up the gates to our community - children of migrant workers.
Aug 2021 to May 2022
Literacy (Kannada, Hindi & English), Maths, Arts, Sports, Life Skills and Vocational Skills
No fees, students will be given breakfast, lunch, books and stationery
Planned Expenses per month
- Rent Rs 10,000/-
- Food Rs 24,700/-
- Lunch Rs 19500
- Breakfast Rs 5200
- Teachers (3) - Rs 24,000/