Songs of Kabir - Musical Fundraiser for One Teacher Schools of Indore | Milaap
Songs of Kabir - Musical Fundraiser for One Teacher Schools of Indore
of Rs.15,00,000
103 supporters
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    Created by

    Madhvi Jhawar
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    rural and tribal children

    from Indore, Madhya Pradesh

80G tax benefits for INR donations

Friends of Tribals Society's 'Ekal Abhiyan' is a large scale movement to create 'Ekal schools'. These schools are single-teacher based schools, with the provision of "Ek Shikshak, Ek Vidyalaya" that means "one teacher for every school." The individual schools, known as an 'Ekal Vidyalaya', have local teachers who teach in regional language by using different models such as storytelling, folk acts, and folk songs. The schools also impart moral education, health care education and organic farming techniques.

The 'Ekal Vidyalayas' (one-teacher schools) provide five years of free, non-formal education to children from the age group 6–14 years. A typical school has 30–40 students taught by a local youth who has at least passed grades 8 or 9 and has been specifically trained to teach.

'Ekal Abhiyan' movement began in 1989 with merely 60 schools and has now created a benchmark by starting more than 100,000 one-teacher schools across the villages of India and Nepal. This revolutionary movement is improving the lives of people in villages.

What is FTS? 
Friends of Tribal Society (FTS) is a non-governmental, voluntary organisation, committed to uplifting the deprived and underprivileged in rural India. We provide basic, healthcare, developmental and empowerment education to the tribal children through our 'Ekal schools'.

Your contributions here will help us maintain and continue to support more than 2000 one-teacher schools in and around the city of Indore.

As Swami Vivekananda said,"If the mountain does not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain. If the poor cannot come to education, education must reach them at the plough, in the factory, everywhere."

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