Awareness of Drinking clean and hygienic (RO) water Our story of Change from Satya Bharti School, Kolila, Alwar, Rajasthan, Bharti Foundation The change we plan to bring about in the community: Awareness of Drinking clean and hygienic (RO) water
Introduction• Bharti Foundation – Bharti Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Bharti Group Companies. – 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. – The program goal is to establish 500 Primary and 50 Senior Schools reaching out to over 200,000 students – The promise of this large scale program, through its operation, is to create a replicable, scalable and holistic model of quality education in rural India – Present Operational Status: • Number of Schools Operational: 250 • States of Operation: Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Tamil Nadu • Number of Students Enrolled: Over 36765
About the CommunityGeographical Location:– Koila is situated very near to National High Way No.8 (Delhi – Jaipur High Way).– The village have Govt. secondary School, two private schools & Govt. Upper Primary Girls Schools .– Government Primary Health Centre in village it self.– Post office is situated in village it self.– The nearest Police station is Neemrana ,which is approx. 8 km form the village.– The nearest market is Neemrana which is approx. 8 km form the village.– Drinking water facility provided by government and constructed water supply tank, apart from this Hand pumps and bore wells are other source of water.– The main occupation of villagers are agriculture, working in Private Factories & Govt jobs but majority of people are working in Indian Army.– The village approach road is connecting with NH 8.– The village is very near to Japanese Zone and Indian Export Promotion Zone of RICCO.
About the Community Cultural Background – Majority of the population belongs to Hindu community and very few are from the Muslim Community. – Dominant cast in village is Rajuput. – The villagers followed the all Hindu & Muslim rituals and festivals. – The dressing style of community is long white Kurta & Dhoti / Pant & Shirt, for men and women dressing style is Ghagra & Odhni. – It’s a mix culture of Rajasthan & Hariyana as Hariyana border is very close to this location. – They are the followers of all Hindu God & Goddess & Muslims are followers of Kuran sharif. – It is Men dominant community and they are the main decision makers. – Prevalence of Dowry is very high in the village.
Impact on Us: • Understand the felt need of community and work on it. • Children feel proud to be a part of this campaign and become change agents. • They are with positive attitude to take such initiatives.
•Experience of Community Members & Teachers: • “Jal sankrakshan bahut hi jaruri mudda hai. Isko ek bade aakar main aur gambir rup main age lana chahiye”. - Community members • “ Jal hi Jeevan hai.” - Students, Kolila • “Jal aur anya prakritik sampadayen prithivi main kam matra main hai, inko jarurat ke hisab se kharch karna chahiye”. - Mahesh HT, Kolila
•The Road Ahead…..(in the next 3 months) • Getting in touch with community for the same. • Discuss in next Parent Teacher Meetings and all SDMC meetings on the same issue. • We will try to find some more procedures to spread Awareness of Drinking clean and hygenic (RO) water.
Students Participating in the Contest:Name of Mentor Teacher: Mahesh No. of Students Name of # State District School Class Participating Student SBGPS Kolia 10 Gopal V Rahina Bana V Suman Kumari V Sonu IV Rajas Hena Bano V Alwar than Sagar V Babli V Sarjeet IV Karan IV Pooja III