OSAAT Q3 2023 Newsletter
We are proceeding at a rapid pace in this journey of transforming schools. As busy and core this quarter was, so were the results. Don’t forget to read this newsletter till the end, because there are a lot of surprises on the way.
The projects completed in this quarter were:
- Government DVG Higher Primary School, Mulbagal town, Kolar district, Karnataka: This project was funded by donors in India, USA, and Singapore. A three storied building was constructed with classrooms toilet block for both boys and girls, kitchen with a store room, office room, staff room, activity areas, and assembly space. With a project spend of around $335K (₹2.75 Cr) this is OSAAT’s largest investment in a single project till date. The project benefits nearly 450 Students, 15 teachers. Almost all the students, boys and girls, come from economically impoverished families from surrounding rural communities. The newly constructed school building is dedicated to and is the birth and childhood place of noted Kannada writer, poet, philosopher, Padmabhushan D V Gundappa.
- Government Higher Primary School, Kodaganura village, Muddebihal taluk, Vijayapaura district, Karnataka: This project was funded by a donor in the USA. Four classrooms, a toilet block for both boys and girls were constructed.
- Upgraded Middle School, Tangrain village, Potka taluk, East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand: This project was funded by a donor in the USA. Three classrooms, a toilet block for both boys and girls were built.
The projects which were started in this quarter were:
- Government Higher Primary School, Heruru village, Hanagal taluk, Haveri district: This project is funded by a donor in the USA. OSAAT proposes to construct four classrooms and a toilet block.
- Government Model Higher Primary Kannada Boys & Girls School, Kudupali village, Rattihalli taluk, Haveri district, Karnataka: This project is funded by donors in India. OSAAT proposes to construct four classrooms.
- Karnataka Public School (Primary Section), Chandrashekharapura village, Gubbi taluk, Tumakuru district, Karnataka: This project is funded by a corporate donor in India. OSAAT proposes to construct four classrooms and a toilet block.
- Lyngyong Government Lower Primary School, Nongthymmai Rum village, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya: This project is fully funded by a corporate donor in India. OSAAT proposes to construct four classrooms and a toilet block.
- Government Lower Primary School, Mawngap village, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya: This project is funded by donors in the USA. OSAAT proposes to construct two large classrooms and a toilet block.
OSAAT Digital School Infrastructure is the digital learning platform facilitated for the benefit of numerous students. As the name suggests, it enables students to use the digital platforms with an added advantage of numerous aspects. In this quarter, ODiSI launched a new microsoft cluster covering 13 schools, 2000 students and about 500 teachers in Periyapatna taluk, Mysuru District. This implementation is a practical illustration of ODiSI being technology stack agnostic.
ICC – OSAAT Sevathon 2023
On the 10th of September 2023, OSAAT held the ICC Sevathon event in Vasona Park, Los Gatos, California. There were so many sign-ups and the event was a grand success. OSAAT could raise about $3000 through this event. There were various categories such as half-marathon, 5k, 10k, yogathon, and dance-a-thon. To name it in a single word, it was a “complete package”. We had participants of all ages. It was a fun-filled day altogether. You can check out a few snaps from the event.
Vaadya Vaahini 2023 is being held on October 7th, 8th, 24th and 25th. This signature event is the third one we are hosting for amateur artists of Indian classical instrumental music. Registration deadline is September 25th. Please visit www.Osaat.org/events for details.