Bannerghatta, Bengaluru Rural, Karnataka
Located near Bangalore in Anekal taluk, Karnataka, the school has been in existence since 1939. There are 540 children in grades 1-7 attending this school, from ten surrounding hamlets: Kempanaikanahalli (2 km), Sampigehalli (1km), Hakkipikki Colony (5km), Ragihalli (10km), Jangalpalya (2km), Shivanahalli (10km), Ramanaikana Doddi (10km), and Bhairappanahalli (2km). Most of the kids walk to school and there are no other affordable alternatives for education for them.
The Domino Effect
In response to OSAAT’s helping hand, Rotary Club, Bangalore, stepped in to help oversee the construction. They also furnished all the classrooms with furniture. The kids no longer sit on the cold, bare floor.
Status: Dressed up and ready for kids since 2007!
Location: Bannerghatta, Anekal taluk, Karnataka, India
No. of Students: 430
School Established in: 1939
Grades: 1 to 7
Total Cost of Project: USD 40,000
OSAAT Contribution: Demolition of the old building, and construction of 6 new classrooms with all amenities.
Before OSAAT Intervention
After OSAAT Intervention