Lets learn English Our story of Change fromSatya Bharti School, Balyakala, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Bharti Foundation Problem being attempted to change Lets learn English !!!:
Introduction• Bharti Foundation – 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: 254 • States of Operation: West Bengal, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Tamil Nadu • Number of Students Enrolled: Over 38,000
About the Community• Geographical Location: Balyakala, a village , majority of population is of Gurjar community coming under OBC category. Centrally located in the Kant gram panchyat on road on the Jaipur – Delhi highway.• Cultural Background: . Males wear dhoti,kurta & pagadi and females wear lahnga, choli& chunri ,their food is bajara Mostly• Role of Satya Bharti School in the Village: Our school is supported and an example of real model of public-private- partnership. In spite of several private schools the parents wants to admit their children in our schools and supporting us. Satya Bharti School is not only proved to be the school but a movement to change whole locality with respect to many social evils prior existing in the village but through our regular efforts, transformation is happening.
We ‘Felt’: From where the idea came • Students want that their elders also Learn and Speak English. • When they go back to home and speak some sentence in English their parents could not understand. • They want to provide opportunity to their community.
We ‘Imagined’:• In present time we need to learn English.• Aware the youth to speak in English.• To make environment of English.• Parents should be able to understand English words and also identify the same...
We ‘Did’: ACTIVITY •Went in community to aware them for I.R.I. •Students were giving answers asking by community member. •They were telling them the importance of English in present time. •Use of laptop by students to operate programme.
Impact on Community: -Community realizes the importance of language for their children to get them educated - youth are getting some level of confidence as most are drop out, but the are insuring to use of English language for the promotion within their community. - They are also planning to establish a local library for the promotion of english.
Impact on Us: • Students are now more motivated now. • Encouraged to take initiatives. • Can plan and implement. • Enhanced leadership and team spirit among the students. • Ignited the feeling of ownership among the students • Teachers were feel more empowered in the process of execution and implementation and wined the more faith of the people. • Teachers got appreciation and positive responses from the community, which added jewel to their rapport and identification as a social activist for a social change.
Experience of Community Members & Teachers: Youth leader Mr bansi dhar Gujar was surprise after seen the initiative fro m children for educating their community. Mr. Ramphool gurjar parent of the child says that my child is quite confident for this and he is also among those who has taken the initiative for the community. Mr Jagdish Prasad Gujar, president SMC, happy for the initiative taken by childrens an he assure followup for the same in near future.
The Road Ahead…..(in the next 3 months) Establishing the local library at village level. Providing the english newspaper within the library. Children’s will help the community members to learn and speak in the PTM’s as demo for further progress. IRI materials will also be used by the children for makig the community learn the language
No. of Students Name of# State District School Class Participating Student1 11 Gopal Gurjar V th2 Hemraj Gurjar Vth3 Kanhaiya Lal Gurjar Vth4 Mahendra Gurjar Vth5 Pawan Meena Vth6 Vth SBGPS Radheshyam Gurjar7 Balyakala Ravi Gurjar Vth8 Rohit Gurjar Vth Rajas9 Amer, Jaipur Vth than Arti Gurjar10 Asha Gurjar Vth11 Choti bai meena Vth
Team Responsible: • School Staff – Mentor Teacher (HT)Sohanlal raigar,Rakesh sharma,Ritu varma , Meenakshi parik,Kamlesh Yadav, Sitaram Gurjar • State Team – Cluster Coordinator – Jaideep vaishnav – District Coordinator – Mr. sachin ashapure