Benkipura, Mysore dist, Karnataka
Benkipura GP School is located in a village called Benkipura, about 8 kms from Bilikere town on Gaddige road. Village has a population about 3000 people. Most of them are farmers and daily wage workers.
The school has very talented teaching staff (Few of them hold MSc and MA degrees). One of the staff members played a key role in writing RFP for OSAAT. Most of them travel from Mysore every day and have dedicated their time and energy towards upbringing of the school.
Before OSAAT intervention, the school had 4 class rooms and one make-shift room for Anganwadi. Due to lack of space, some classes were being conducted under the trees, in the cycle stand and open ranga-mandira.
Status: Completed : 2 Large Classrooms, Toilet block with sections for boys, girls and staff.
Location: Benkipura Village, Hunsur Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka
No. of Students: 227
School Established in: 1954
Grades: Kindergarten, 1 – 8
Total Cost of Project: INR 21 lakhs (USD 30K)
Benkipura GHPS is a functioning school with good student / teacher ratio and dedicated teaching staff.
Before OSAAT Intervention
After OSAAT Intervention