Iswar is the first in his community to reach grade 7. His school in the Moraloye Village is 3 kms away from his home in the Salepali Community of Sonepur District in Odisha. Soon, there may not be a school for Iswar to attend at all.
90% of India's schools are in rural and tribal areas - where a number of factors have contributed to a poor quality of education. Lack of transportation, human resources, and infrastructure have distanced children from seeing a future for themselves - one that's enabled by education. In Odisha, 2.8 percent of children drop out of schools every year, resulting in school closures. Sonepur, a district in Odisha saw over 150 such primary schools being identified for closures in 2019-20.
GRAMOTHHAN is a non-profit organization that works on providing quality primary education to Tribal and Rural children of Sonepur District of Odisha.
Gramothhan currently providing quality education to approx... 1500 children from marginalized communities, through Innovation, School Transformation, and creating a local pool of Education Leaders.
Developing CHILDREN as co-creator of content and pedagogy to take ownership of their own learning journey is a self-paced and self-designed manner
Leverage COMMUNITY, for its resources and practices, to prepare teaching and learning resources. Empower TEACHERS to organize classroom experiences in harmony with the child’s ecosystem and references to the existing knowledge
Design processes and practices for ADMINISTRATION to ensure and implement in schools We have invested heavily in learning processes including training/capacity building, the repository of teaching-learning materials
We plan to expand for the next 3 years
Enable 10 existing government schools to become model schools with the help of community Participation and school staff
Create contextual academic resources for children to improve learning outcome
Create a pool of 50 Education leaders to sustain model schools. Rural and tribal children need your help for continuing learning