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Context What is Bharatiyam? Problems Requiring Attention Bharatiyam’s Intervention Bharatiyam’s Mission Bharatiyam Vision Bharatiyam Vidya Vidyarthi: Adopt a Student Vidyalayam: Adopt a School Gurukulam Bharatiyam Jeevika How You Can Contribute Conclusion Our Plan in Action: SPROUTS
India is growing at a fast pace. But this growth is increasing the chasm between the poor and the rich. Yet the efforts are not enough. Inclusive growth is still to happen. National Rural Livelihoods Mission. India is trying to reach out to them in a variety of ways – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee. INDEX . Food Security Act. National Rural Health Mission. Right to Education. Social Security for All … There are also Civil Society Initiatives. The poor are still constitute more than 75% (if we take $2 a day expenditure norm).
A little window. Many of us have been blessed with the benefaction of the society and the state and today. We understand that Education has made a huge difference to us in we becoming what we are today. INDEX . we are not poor. Some could catch a bus that did not take them ahead really. We are able to cope with the risks in our lives and livelihoods. We know that some of us could not catch the bus (of Education). We have choices. A little organization. They need a little push. We also understand that Livelihoods people lead have some surmountable gaps and some opportunities they can tap.
We can make a difference to the lives of their children with decent education window. We can payback to the society. We can make a difference to their lives. INDEX . We can pay back.
Life Skills and Skills for employment are low. Language Skills in general and English in particular are low. Writing and Arithmetic .64%. English and Mathematics are the two subjects where large numbers flunk. 3R – Reading.skills are weak across. Huge dropouts from schools up to Class X . Most surveys confirm that employability is less than 10% in ‘educated’. INDEX . it is the third highest in the country.
and opportunities that can be tapped with proper leads/support There is also scope and need for new livelihood opportunities reaching the poor INDEX . These include agriculture. Many traditional/age-old professions are shrinking and are not able to offer decent income. weaving etc. many of them are leaving these occupations. Most producers and service providers realize a meager 20 paise from the consumer rupee There are gaps in value-chains that can be plugged. The wage realized is far lower than the minimum wage and the number days of employment is not even half. Many livelihoods are not remunerative.
a registered Trust initiated in February 2010.a way of caring. • Bharatiyam is . a means to payback to society. set out to facilitate payback to the society to reduce poverty and make a difference in the lives of the poor. and improved livelihoods portfolio to the poor families INDEX . a way to make the planet free from poverty.What is Bharatiyam? • Bharatiyam is a Foundation. • Its approach is “Help People Help Themselves” • Initially. Bharatiyam‟s support focus is in Education and Livelihoods – Decent Education to the poor children. an expression of live and let others live.
000 children and their families. all households have decent portfolios of livelihoods and people have choices to make.towards a Planet. where all children have access to decent education. enlighten. Bharatiyam’s Mission is to build and nurture a movement – people for planet and planet for people – of paying back to society and helping people to help themselves . beginning with India. engage. INDEX . Bharatiyam seeks to empathize. Towards this. Bharatiyam’s Vision 2025 is to reach out to 100. educate and empower ‘young’ through its flagship Bharatiyam Program in Education and Livelihoods domains.
fishing and meta-fishing. acquire the required skills. Education up to 15 years is a right to every individual. Bharatiyam also realizes: Education Employment and Entrepreneurship Decent Livelihoods INDEX . It should give an individual fish. Bharatiyam understands that education is primary way of breaking out of chains of poverty. fishing skill to live on fishing and metafishing (beyond fishing) skill to identify the gaps and opportunities. tools and resources and tap them for better living Harnessing one’s innate potential along with life skills and vocational skills based on counseling and competence is way forward for children/youth. Bbaratiyam believes – an individual needs fish first to survive.
INDEX . decrease cost/expenditure. increase work/employment and decrease risks. Bharatiyam has to work with the poor families for improving their livelihoods portfolio. Collectivization needs to be facilitated so as to increase revenue/income. has to be carefully tailored on a case-by-case basis. Simultaneously. Expansion and diversification in livelihoods is on the foundation of improved existing livelihoods base. skill. therefore. Existing livelihoods need to be strengthened with plugging knowledge. Wage-employment. tool and resource gaps. The support. The propensity of individuals vis-à-vis Job-employment. Piece-rate based employment and Self-employment differs from individual to individual.
Bharatiyam Vidya Bharatiyam Vidyarthi: adopt a student Bharatiyam Vidyalayam: adopt a school Bharatiyam Gurukulam Bharatiyam Vidya Nidhi: core fund Bharatiyam Jeevika Bharatiyam Kutumbam: adopt a family Bharatiyam Jeevika: adopt a livelihood Bharatiyam Gramam: adopt a village Bharatiyam Jeevika Nidhi: core fund INDEX .
Bharatiyam Vidya Bharatiyam Vidya is Bharatiyam‟s first flagship program and it is in Education domain Inspiration – “Education is the Manifestation of Perfection already present in man” – Swami Vivekananda INDEX .
Every child has the right to have minimum education of 15 years (10+2+3) for acquiring life skills. the dropout (funneledout) upto Class X is 64%.7%) in Andhra Pradesh ranks 31 in the country. In this context. Write and Arithmetic.Bharatiyam Vidya The literacy rate (67. If we take basic 3R literacy – Read. most of the students dropping out of schooling gradually and many of the bright rural students who have the potential to compete with the best in the state/country are not able to do so. This is higher for girls. As per 2001 Census. the situation will be far worse. Most government schools are not able to meet minimum standards. INDEX . Education is definitely the surest and best way to reduce poverty.
adopting and running schools with a difference and a decent standard towards students‟ excellence in life [Bharatiyam Vidyalayam] Identifying and supporting individual students [Bharatiyam Vidyarthi] Establishing and running Gurukulams for the students with extra-ordinary merit and potential [Bharatiyam Gurukulam] INDEX . Bharatiyam is intervening in following ways: Developing. piloting and spreading improved models of education Identifying.Bharatiyam Vidya In response to this context.
analytical skills. through a rigorous process that includes identification test and interview Providing education on par with the corporate institutions in Andhra Pradesh Providing improved facilities in schools including decent sanitation Ensuring learning in a positive. knowledge. progressive. in students Bringing out creative talent of the students Equipping student with experience. proactive. logical thinking.. self-confidence and required „push‟ in order to meet the competitive requirements of the world around them and excel Developing desirable social behavior attitude and aptitude in the students Supporting students (beyond Class X) for higher education and employment INDEX . etc. caring and offering decent education to a poor student Bharatiyam‟s intervention includes: Identifying needy and deserving (bright but poor) students for support.Bharatiyam Vidyarthi: Adopt a Student Bharatiyam‟s way of adopting. pleasant & perspective environment Providing space for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities along with academic activities Testing and assessing students regularly and periodically Building higher levels of 3R skills. conceptual clarity.
Providing model examination papers for extra preparation Offering vocational courses/skills who desire/need for employment later INDEX . student activity clubs etc. in addition to English and Mathematics Tests on a regular basis. caring and supporting a school as a whole in the classroom and outside. say weekly. computers. adopting and supporting schools Building a vision for schools and students Improving facilities (libraries. science labs.Bharatiyam Vidyalayam: Adopt a School Bharatiyam‟s way of adopting. BHARATIYAM‟s Intervention includes: Identifying.) Recruiting and providing volunteer teachers/tutors Providing a conducive (for study/learning) environment beyond the school hours. particularly to students in Classes 6-10. in providing complete schooling experience/quality education. afterschool tuitions/evening classes Offering competence assessment and career counseling for students Providing life skills to students Conducting co-curricular and extra-curricular competitions Conducting tests for mental ability and higher order thinking.
Some students display higher potential than others. BHARATIYAM‟s Intervention includes: Conducting state level assessments/tests to determine the potential of the students and identify the students with exceptional intelligence/promise Placing these students in top-end residential schools/Gurukulams in the state for high quality education in Gurukulam mode. They need to be identified and offered a completely different environment and atmosphere for them to peak and achieve their potential. with high personal attention. through high teacher to student ratio of 1:6 Providing them the guidance of eminent educators with social consciousness Developing a more improved Gurukulam Education/Curriculum Establishing Bharatiyam Gurukulam(s) for taking students in Classes 8-12 Supporting students through post-graduation and afterwards. as per their aspirations and potential so that they can achieve their true inner potential INDEX .Bharatiyam Gurukulam: for exceptionally bright but poor students Bharatiyam‟s way of supporting the exceptionally bright but poor students to realize their true poential.
effective and diverse field staff and teachers Financial Stability: financial stability and program growth through cost-effective program management and prudent deployment of resources Leadership: Develop and foster individual and collective leadership capacity throughout all levels of educational organizations. Engineering. Students’ Achievement: An intellectually challenging. standards-based instructional program for each child. social. Science Achievement) Support Services: Resources and Programs to support students’ diverse academic. These include . INDEX . and emotional needs Human Resources: Highly competent.KIPPs (Knowledge Is Power Program) and MESA (Maths. developmentally appropriate.
local value-addition and enterprises that benefit significant number of families in the village. expenditures. capitals and arrows . but not any man’s greed” – Mahatma Gandhi The program aims to directly improve the portfolios of livelihoods of the poor and reduce poverty. particularly with infrastructure. by working on the livelihoods contexts. collectivize and provide market linkages Bharatiyam Graman to adopt a village and help the poor in the village as a whole to improve their livelihoods. and risks.Bharatiyam Jeevika Bharatiyam Jeevika is the second flagship program under evolution. Inspiration – “Earth provides enough satisfy everyman’s need. Specific subprograms include – Bharatiyam Kutumbam to adopt a family and support the family in improving its livelihoods portfolio towards a decent quality of life Bharatiyam Jeevika to adopt a Livelihood in clusters so as to intervene in the value-chain of the livelihood. collectivization. It is in the livelihoods domain.incomes. employment. INDEX .
In Kind Donations: Your trash can become our treasure. which are in tact and functional. Fundraising Drives with communities and companies: You can contact us for promotional material and pickup of these items. You can contact us to know more about how Bharatiyam can be the right choice for employees of your company. Tie-ups with CSR Groups: There can be a match between the CSR interest and Bharatiyam’s interest. you can donate them rather than dispose them off. If you have any computers. INDEX . etc. Let us explore. Help in raising Funds: You can create awareness about Bharatiyam. Matching Programs: Companies often allow their employees to select organizations to donate money for.. books. furniture.HOW CAN YOU CONTRIBUTE? Direct Donations: to fill gaps and support areas as per the need. as decided by Bharatiyam Sponsorships: By sponsoring something in particular (ie a student’s education or teacher training). Sponsors will be provided with regular/online/e-updates. Your assistance in fundraising can be a big driver.
employment. All of them join hands in this our endeavor to build a movement – people for planet and planet for people – for decent education. We need many players. livelihoods and life for all. We have hope that most of us who have received the benefaction of the society would like to pay back to the society.LIVE AND LET LIVE We have hope that poverty is eradicable with education. We can not do alone. entrepreneurship and direct action on livelihoods We have faith in the capacity of people to take things in their hands with a little push We know it is a long way. INDEX .
the teachers are very skilled and undergo teacher training very often. It’s an English medium school that sets an example as to how a child should be nurtured from the early stages. a student goes through challenging classes. In addition to that. Extra-curricular activities and science fairs are quite common in this school… where marks are not as important as understanding. Bharatiyam sponsors 250 students per year in a one acre campus and offers quality education for a heavily subsidized price. Bharatiyam adopted its first school: SPROUTS at Karimnagar. A specially devised curriculum helps them get educated in a much more interactive manner. increases general knowledge. At this school. INDEX . They’re provided with the necessary resources required to become strong leaders.Our Plan in Action: SPROUTS In order to initiate our plans. and learns to become a healthy part of the society. gets personal attention.
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