|Project Location||(S) Chennai|
|Project Strategy||Funds are used for Preprimary education, Remedial education for juniors (class 1 to 3), remedial education for seniors (class 4 to 5) and libraries|
|Project Coordinator||V. Ranganathan|
|Vibha Funded Component||Funds are used for Pre-primary education, Remedial education for juniors (class 1 to 3), remedial education for seniors (class 4 to 5) and libraries.|
|Vibha Funding||$13,324 for June 1, 2009 to May 21, 2010|
|Beneficiary Age||Children 3-10 years|
|Beneficiary Socio-economic Background||Government school students|
|Cost per Beneficiary||$13.87|
|Address|| New No. 27, Fifth Street Padmanabha Nagar
|Project Liaison||Contact Vibha Project Lead|
Rate of dropout from school is very high in the rural regions of Tamilnadu and in few places; the kids won’t even go to school from the beginning.
Identify these kids in the villages and provide them with necessary coaching and information so they can be mainstreamed in school and remain in school.
Providing remedial coaching for nursery through 5th grade students in government schools in remote villages in Tamil Nadu, so as to improve their learning and retaining skills.
Vibha has been involved with Vidyarambam for last 5+ years. Vibha has supported most of the centers in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu.
• Selecting about 20 children in each centre and appointing qualified and enthusiastic tutors, Vidyarambam have so far launched 1981 Pre-Primary learning centers (52689 children) and 1613 Support Course centers (31226 students).
• In this, Vibha has been involved in 60+ centers over the last few years, specifically in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts. The project supported by Vibha in these districts now has 4 components -- pre-primary center, remedial course junior center, remedial course senior center and library.