Title Our story of Change from Satya Bharti School , Bawrala , Jodhpur , Rajasthan , Bharti Foundation Problem being attempted to change : Plantation (Save Environment)
Bharti Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Bharti Group Companies.
The prime objective is to bridge the existing education divide and make quality education accessible to underprivileged children in rural India.
The Foundation aims to help underprivileged children and young people of our country realize their potential.
Satya Bharti School Program
The Satya Bharti School Program is the flagship program of Bharti Foundation.
It aims to deliver free quality education to underprivileged children, with special focus on the girl child across rural India.
Present Operational Status:
Number of Schools Operational: 236
States of Operation: Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Tamil Nadu
Number of Students Enrolled: Over 30,000
Geographical Location : 30 Kms. Away from Jodhpur city. Bawrala village have uneven land, somewhere sand dunes, hard land and somewhere only sand.
Cultural Background : Bawrala village is mainly formed by Rajput & Vishnoi community. Animal husbandry & farming is the main occupation of the villagers.
Role of Satya Bharti School in the Village : Satya Bharti School is providing quality education to the children of this village from 2007. The school proved itself as a great “Change Maker” in the field of education. The Satya Bharti School, Bawrala is providing free education to those students who are underprivileged & can not afford hi-tech education. In this school, there is no discrimination of caste, colour & religion and all students are equal on a same platform.
Participation in ‘Design for Change’ School Contest : SBS Bawrala participated in “Design for Change” contest and put an idea to “Save Environment” through ‘Plantation’ in front of the community.
About the Community
Greenery is very less in the village.
Every year government disburse a lot of money for Plantation, but there is no one to care for these plants.
Community is not well aware about the “Global Warming”.
Talk to community leaders like – Sarpanch, Ward Panch & Old aged people.
Meeting at village Chaupal.
Make some responsible person from village.
Make a rally with the help of students.
Prepare some slogans.
Prepare banners & role play.
Prepare V class students to plant and he will be fully responsible for this plant.
We prepared 4 groups of all students for rally.
First group handled the School banner and rest of were have slogans, charts & pictures of plants.
All students went at village Chaupal from the school.
Class V students presented a song of plants in front of the community.
Around 30 members were present at the village Chaupal.
Class V students presented a role play of ‘Amrita Devi” in front of community.
Students messaged to community that Why the plantation is necessary & what is Global Warming.
After completion of role play students & teachers plant 12 trees with the help of community members in the village.
When students returned at school, they plant 6 trees with the help of teachers.
Impact on Community:
Some of the community members came on Chaupal & signed the oath letter and promised to take care of those plants which are planted during the campaign.
Community members were happy & amazed to see the role play of “Amrita Devi” who sacrificed herself to save the “Khejdi (Prosopis Sinerariya)” by the class V students.
Community accepted that this was the first time that any school took great initiative to promote plantation drive in the village.
Impact on Us:
Students promised to save plants.
Students enjoyed role play, rally & slogans, because they did it first time.
All school staff planted trees in school campus with the help of students.
All teachers & students make themselves responsible to take care of these plants and rearing of saplings.
Door to door home survey for aware the community about Global Warming & plant more saplings around the village.
Regular contact with parents.
Regular meetings with community.
Signing on more oath letters.
The Road Ahead….. (in the next 3 months)
Students Participating in the Contest: V Rakesh II V Rakesh I V Ramdayal V Ashok V Govind Ganesh V Trilok Anil V Gulab Sonu V Heera Ram Sunil V Vijay Singh Sarla V Santosh 15 SBS Bawrala Jodhpur Rajasthan Class Name of Student No. of Students Participating School District State