Murukwad, Uttara Kannada
About the School
This is a rural, residential school located at distance of 45KM from Dharwad. The school takes in children whose parents are unable to take care of them due to poverty or lack of affordable alternatives for education in their own village. There are 532 children in the school. The school is open to children with learning disabilities, children who are aggressive and condemned. They are taught traditional techniques like meditation to help them focus. They are also taught public speaking skills to develop confidence. School has descent high school section.
The Domino Effect
Rotary Club, Banashankari, Bangalore, readily offered their services for this project. They monitored the construction diligently. The inauguration of the new facilities and hand-over were conducted on time and within budget.
POWER (People’s Organization for Wasteland and Environment Regeneration), a Bijapur based non-profit organization joined hands with OSAAT and oversaw the fund transfer and construction.
Both organizations have continued to support the school to date, in many ways.
Status: Dressed up and ready for kids since 2011
Location: Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India
No. of Students: 532
Total Cost of Project: USD 11,000
OSAAT Contribution: Repair of the flood hit school building, new flooring and rebuilding of the kitchen
Before OSAAT Intervention
After OSAAT Intervention