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Mission pinnacle : A dream fulfilment of needy twinkling kids & their backward community .

70 needy children are being prepared from my educational & cultural organization without fees to bring a socio-economic change in community.

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

The project is to prepare the underprivileged and needy children of our locality and it's surroundings with all updated learning methods and techniques in an ideal institution without any fees since their infancy for a bright future . The little children from poor families of our surroundings are deprived of quality based learning system in spite of having their required talent & potentiality due to the financial inability of their families and remoteness from cities where they can get all the facilities for updated learning system . The few local government aided schools lacking up to date infrastructure and learning system fail to prepare them properly and make them equally competent like those of their counterparts in branded institutions of the cities. As a result they lag behind at the entrance level of their professional life and lose their way for a secured and bright future . This is a prominent problem that our locality and most of the villages of our country are facing since time immemorial . This project is to kick those children a steady start with a fully updated , scientific and digitally enabled educational institute both in academic and cultural aspects . Our institute will be used as a permanent basic platform for the preparation of their bright prospects.
We have already traced out seventy such children from our community for the first academic , cultural training session and have started working on this issue.
If children of financially backward communities are properly educated and are prepared for the global competition to enter their professional life , they’ll be able to enter the formal economy and draw their families out of poverty. The model will work to bring a socio-economic change for the betterment of the entire nation . The ultimate aim of this project is to restore peace and prosperity in our backward and underprivileged community creating a model to be followed by others and to make it an ideal place in this planet to live in .

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

Our prime beneficiaries are the needy children of low income group families ages 3 to 15 , the families themselves and the community they belong to . Besides , the teachers , the staff and all the volunteers associated with this project will be benefited .
Education builds the man , so it builds the nation. Education and socialisation are at the heart of human society, because these processes allow for the cultural , economic and social reproduction of any given society despite the passing of generations. Education is one of the most important factors of social and economic development. This project with a unique idea will lead to greater economic output, higher employment levels, better health, better social structures, and number of other development indicators in our community . The impact of this model will be permanent that can attract other community members beyond us and will be resulted as one of the best tools for promoting social and economic development.

How is your idea unique? (1,000 characters)

Basically two types of educational institutions are seen in our society . One of them is traditional government aided or sponsored school with less modern infrastructure , typical learning system and practically nil care for the backward students . Another is the well equipped , branded school with updated learning system using advanced technology . These type of schools are mostly located in cities and they charge high fees for a student to pursue his/her academic or cultural education . In remote villages , like ours , local needy students get the access of admission to government aided schools only . Due to poor financial status of their families it's beyond their dream to get them admitted into branded English medium schools in cities . Thus , a major section of students lag behind their city counterparts from the beginning . Here lies the uniqueness of this project . The needy students will get updated learning facilities in our school on free of cost as future nation builders .

Idea Proposal Stage (choose one)

  • Pilot: I have started to implement the idea as a whole with a first set of real users.

Tell us more about your organization/company (1 sentence and website URL)

My organization " Mayakantho " , a registered child welfare and public charitable trust is providing value-added , quality based academic and cultural education to seventy underprivileged and needy students on free of cost .
Official Facebook page link of my organization :
https://www.facebook.com/dronacharyapanna/

Expertise in sector

  • 3-5 years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered non-profit.

In 3-4 sentences, tell us the inspiration or story that encouraged you to start this project.

I am a voluntarily retired School Principal. In my long eighteen years teaching and administrative experience I have served in many backward areas . During my service In Ramakrishna Vivekananda mission for nearly twelve years I participated and administered different social works , humanitarian jobs that influenced me a lot to set up an institution of my own for the benefit of needy , deprived and underprivileged children in our community with a mission of socio-economic development.

Please explain how your selected topic areas are influenced, in the local context of your project (1,000 characters).

The concept of the project for providing quality based updated education is an inevitable part for the contribution to socio-economic and professional development of our students and all the community members . To talk about economic development and the prosperity , it always remains an important outcome of systematic updated education for countries, communities, families and individuals that ensure their global citizenship, social justice and sustainability . The acute problem of unemployment , lagging behind in professional competition as compared to properly prepared fellows in cities , growing rate of suicidal deaths out of frustration , keep the youths here in a dismal corner which affects the peace of our entire community at large . Hence , the ultimate aim of this project is to restore peace and prosperity in our backward and underprivileged community creating a model to be followed by others and to make it an ideal place in this planet to live in .

Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)

My team members are mostly highly qualified and experienced fellows in the field of education ,culture and social work . Our different units like academics, culture and charity are headed by the concerned specialists who are fully dedicated to their service . Each specialist has assistant teachers / instructors to conduct academic and cultural classes . There are seven instructors and two maids at present . Most of the specialists are involved with my organization on honorary term and on part time basis. Few instructors, staff & maids are paid a little remuneration for their service . Besides , a large number of volunteers ( mostly the parents of the students ) are there who help a lot to conduct all type of programmes and activities . Few charitable organization , local administration , school and well wishing philanthropists are there in and outside our community who donate and cooperate us with open heart . Their contribution is an assured hope for the growth of my organization .

Please share some of the top strengths identified in the community which your project will serve (500 characters)

One of the important strengths of my organization is my origin and identity with the community. The entire community respect me as a veteran educationist and a competent leader of their own who honestly can do good for them . Another important strength is that almost all the team members , teachers and volunteers belong to the locality . The energy and enthusiasm of the young volunteers who are in majority is a surplus for my organization. We all work as a unit for the welfare of our community.

Geographic Focus

Antpur region of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal in India ( 22.7761° N, 88.0449° E )

How many months are required for the project idea? (500 characters)

Twenty eight ( 28 ) months are required to implement the ideas in total . At present the first academic and cultural session is going on which will be completed in the month of December , 2018 . Another two sessions ( 2019 and 2020 ) will be required to implement all the ideas ( that include setting up a school building with updated equipments , periodic evaluation , etc ) and to get the expected result from the proper development of my organization and the community .

Did you submit this idea to our 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge? (Y/N)

  • No
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Team (6)

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Bijoya Mukherjee  ( Chakraborty )'s profile

"Head of dance training unit of my organization . Bijoya is a versatile creative dancer and choreographer. She has completed her junior and senior diploma , degree ( prabhakar ) in Kathak dance from Prayag sangit samity , Allahabad . For the last twenty years she has been serving as a creative dance instructor with many institutions and charitable organizations . A passionate social worker , efficient organizer and an experienced teacher Bijoya is an inevitable part of my core team ."

Pallavi Sinharoy's profile
Pallavi Sinharoy

Role added on team:

"In-charge of English department in school of my organization . An energetic, young and passionate Pallavi is M.A and B.ed in English. Pallavi’s command over English language and literature , her special method of teaching and her keen desire to improve the academic status of needy students of our organization has assured me to keep her as one of the inseparable team members . Her fluency in spoken English is a surplus for the students of my organization to learn ."

Prathana Prakash's profile
Prathana Prakash

Role added on team:

"The chief executive officer and external coordinator of my team . A hard working and energetic fellow Prathana is quite experienced in corporate world . She is M.sc in electrical engineering and a specialist in computer operation . Her involvement with my team is an advantage to give a proper digital shape to all activities of my organization . Her passion and initiative to work for the backward classes has assured me to get her in my team ."

Jyotirmoyee Santra's profile
Jyotirmoyee Santra

Role added on team:

"Head teacher of drawing and craft in my organization . She is a figurative artist and a modernist. Her canvases have both a storyline and a carnival of images arranged in a curiously subversive manner. Her artistic approach can be described as an expedition without destination. Her work reflects her background. She brings her inner vision of emotions to the art and craft . At present twenty five students attend her drawing and craft classes with a promising prospects ."

Adisa's profile
Adisa Adeniyi

Role added on team:

"Kabiru is a qualified accountant in Nigeria. He holds Higher National Diploma in Accounting from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree in Osun State, Nigeria. Kabiru has held various senior executive roles ranging from Kabee Luxury Intercontinental Limited (Chief Executive Officer),Guildance Community Development Foundation President General/Founder),Karrington Group (Group Head of Account) and so on . He is one of the important advisors and motivators of my team ."

Attachments (1)

Mayakantho Trust.pdf

My organization " Mayakantho ", a child welfare and public charitable trust is registered under Indian Trust act , 1882 . Registration No. VI-0615-00003 /2018

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As a child psychologist, I really like your idea of promoting early child development. BabyNoggin helps screen for potential delays in kids under age 8. Here’s our submission: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/bridgebuilder2/ideas/universal-screening-and-universal-intervention-for-every-child We would love your thoughts.

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Dear Madam , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . We are at the growing stage . May I include you as an honorary member in my team for the fulfilment of our noble mission ? Will be highly obliged to get the cooperation from a highly qualified and passionate fellow like you .
Regards

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