Education is the main focus of this project, because it will change a child's life and future. The more inclusive the reach of education, the more likely it is that even the poorest will have a better chance of overcoming poverty.
This project provides education in two ways:
• We send 70 children of disadvantaged families to the local JPS school
• We provide after school tuition in the Blue House
The JPS school
We currently sponsor the education of 70 children of low caste families who live in tents in the desert of Pushkar. Our sponsors fund school fees, books and uniforms. Every single person who wants to sponsor a child's education helps us to send one more child to school. Click here for more information on how to sponsor a child.
We enroll our students in the local Javahar Public School. The founder and director of the Blue House Project co-manages this school together with the principal Giriraj Gujaria.
The Blue House
Our students eat lunch and take tuition classes in our project centre: the Blue House. Six days a week, our students are tutored by our two local teachers. Lunch is made and served by our teenage boys. Most of our schoolchildren were lacking basic knowledge before they started school in 2016. Therefore, they need extra tuition and attention to increase their level of knowledge and skills. The children are tutored in different groups, based on age and level of knowledge:
- children aged 3-6
- children aged 7-14
- teenagers aged 14+