Asha for Education Logo Jnana Prabodhini - Padsare - Prachiti
, Pune District
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completed - requirements ended
Project Address
Prachiti, C/o Jnana Prabodhini
510, Sadashiv Peth,
Velhe taluk, Pune District
Tel: 91-20-432691
Funds Disbursed
???2001Silicon Valley$2,400.00
???1998Silicon Valley$2,000.00

Total = $16,132

TOTAL: $16,132.00
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Project Description

Padsare is a mono crop area and the children constitute the first generation of children studying. Govt. schools are in a bad shape and private schools are too far off for this area.

Organization Description

Prachiti is a daughter organization of Jnana Prabodhini. The parent organization runs a lot of projects including one school in Pune (which is considered to be one of the best in the city), 2 more schools in Pune, a rural development scheme based on the development of a valley, a medical care scheme for villages around Pune etc...
Prachiti was started in Aug. 1990. The group is active in many colleges of Pune and its main aims are:

Orient college students towards careers in social development.
Execute projects with the help of college students and full time workers to improve the ability of students & their perpectives and insights.
Establish development models in various agroclimatic and cultural situations.
Activities of the group include:
School in Padsare, a tribal village in Konkan, Maharashtra since 1991 (this project).
5 schools of 5 months duration for displaced children of sugar field workers since 1992 (Sakharshala).
Study, self-help and personality development camps for childreni in an orphanage.
Supplemental education, tutoring and cultural activities in a slum in Pune.
Camps, study tours and discussions/lectures to orient college youth towards social development in conjunction with their careers. -

Project Type: Formal Schools (description)

Primary Focus: vocational training (description)

Secondary Focus: dropouts

Other Focus: other

Area: Rural

Number of Children: 275

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Aug 1997Quarterly Report
??? 1997Funding requirement
Dec 1996Site report by Pratibha Bachal
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