Partner with The Little Humans Of CPS Rangarajapuram

This picture was taken a week after I started teaching my superstars, to commemorate the first time they all sat down to listen.  We have come a long way since then.
Today, after a month into their third grade, kids have have begun to epitomize the value of community.  (Harini teaching friends in her group)

Our kids, hailing from the low income communities of Rangarajapuram, kodambakkam and despite the absence of any support like in the private schools, have shown immense potential on par with kids from high income backgrounds.  They have fared exceptionally well in a number of competitions like the math Olympiad, sports and art events.

The data from academic year 2016-2018 can be found below.

Reading level (English) growth   - 0.7 years
Reading level (Tamil) growth      - 1 year
Growth in math mastery             - 47%
Children demonstrate values of the class without teacher reinforcement. They are able to make connections to what they have learnt to themselves and their future goals.

Our Vision for this year :
"We envision our class to be the democratic republic of Begumpura, a community where we support and seek support from each other and other stakeholders to achieve our goals"
( When we discussed about what an ideal Rangarajapuram would look like)

We want to envision our class to be a utopian community of Begumpura (a place written about by Sant Ravidas to be one that has no sorrow and where everyone is equal) and reimagine and work towards an ideal egalitarian Rangarajapuram, the community we live in.  We are co-creating a constitution for our class and the management system would mimic that of a democratic government with everyone taking up different roles. We will be demonstrating the values of community, courage and awareness towards reaching our goals not limited to academics.We seek your partnership in working towards this vision.

We are raising funds to repopulate the school library which was mostly destroyed in the Chennai floods in addition to
  • Resources like worksheets, short books, stationery items, etc for the academic year.
  • Electronics - a PC and a projector
  • Fee for olympiad and other competitions ( I enroll all interested kids for any event)
  • Classroom infrastructure - painting the classroom and getting a white board
  • Field trips for kids 3-5 times in the year
  • Enrollment in art, dance and other extra curricular classes
  • End of year showcase - TEDx like forum in school with children, community leaders and educators sharing their ideas of education
Your investment in our class will be a step towards creating a more joyful, equal and compassionate world, for the children of today, are leaders of tomorrow.

With gratitude,
30 Little humans and a large human of CPS Rangarajapuram


<Check out #LittleHumansOfCPSRangarajapuram on facebook for a peek into our journey>

If you have any queries, please get in touch with me at krishna.b2016@teachforindia.org or 9487964451.  


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10th October 2017
Dear Partners of CPS Rangarajapuram,

Thank you for your donations so far. It gives me immense pleasure to update the progress of the campaign.  We have begun buying and stocking books for our class library and are also in the process of buying the projector.

The funds that we are withdrawing now will be used to reimburse some of the payments and for payment of book orders that will be delivered to us over this week.   With the start of the new term last week, we cannot wait to get our children engaged in the magical world of books.

I will write back to you about the smiles you have helped create in our next update. Until then, it ll be amazing if you share the campaign to your friends and family.  We have reached 1/3rd of the fundraiser and with your help, reaching the target is going to be easy.

Thanks again for your support.  Please call/text if you have any clarifications and if you want to visit the classroom and see the joy for yourself.

Best,
Krishna and the Little humans

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