Smt .Tantia Kumari,AP State RTI Commissioner visited the Akshaya Vidya centres of Singareni Colony today i.e., 28th Dec 2015 evening at 4.00 p.m to 6.30 p.m
She spoke to people in general in the slums and inquired about their problems.She interacted with our slum tutors and motivated them to continue their education which is very important for their improvement in life.
Another wonderful gifting concept supported by the Thrive Energy Corporation as well as the One Child, One Light foundation is that of giving Solar lamps to children for their education. We can first hand confirm how much of a help this is – not just to the children in their education but to them ( and their parents) in their general daily life in the Slums. Thanks a ton to Rangaji and Ms. Beena Williams for their wonderful support.
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Akshaya Vidya Team.
Akshaya Vidya,Hyderbad :
Akshaya Vidya team taken a responsibility to canvas and implement the government schemes which are designed for unorganized labor by the Indian Government.According to records there are 7000 crores are allocated to unorganized labor as a pension in case of death ,injury,sight loss or any major sickness.But lack of knowledge on these projects and also no canvasing by government authorities there had been a big gap between Schemes and unorganized labor.
Akshaya Vidya proactively taken a responsibility to fill the gap between government schemes and unorganized labor.A well experienced social activist joined with Akshaya Vidya team to fill this gap.
Aug 23,2015. ZENQ Software company CSR adopted a slum education center at Amber pet (Shalivahana Nagar) and successfully completed 2014-15 academic year and announced to continue for 2015-16 academic year also.Apart from this Company CSR Team taken great decision that adopting one more slum at KPHB ,at Reliance Digital Market ,near to Malaysian town ship circle. so that Many Software engineers residing at KPHB can spend their time for Educate Slums.
Aug 23 Sunday company CEO Murali Ji along with CSR Team Visited the KPHP Slums and distributed solar lights and game kits for Slum children on the occasion of its Second slum adoption. Mr. Aziz, Srinivas ,Jaya and others from CSR Team has played great role towards their social responsibility and actively involving in slum education and result tracking.
23 Aug,2015 : Medical camp conducted at Bagh Lingam Pally Slum by Akshaya Vidya and Sponsored and supported by Lodge 211 Group and RamDev Rav Hospital doctors. Nearly 180 slum Dwellers utilized this opportunity to check their Sugar ,B.P ,Blood Tests and taken Medical suggestions.
Lodge 211 is Active Donors for Bhag Lingam Pally Akshaya Vidya Slum Center .The group actively involves in community development by Educational, science tours to Slums Students,Medical camps ,School Kits Distribution,Independence Day Prizes distribution at slums and so on .
August 15,2015 :Akshaya Vidya Conducted Independence Day Celebrations at Singareni Colony Slums ,Saroor Nagar, Bhag Lingam Pally Slums ,Amber Pet Slums (Teegala Guda ,Shali Vahana Nagar ) .Around 70 Children wore patriot ,Freedom fighters Get Ups and Done a Rally with Vande Mataram Slogans and Participated in flag Hosting. Over All 800 Children and their parents invovled in Independence day Celebrations from Different Slums.30 more Volunteers from Youth For Seva involved for Organising the Event.
July 3,2015- Akshaya Vidya, an urban slum education project of Ekalavya Foundation, has launched another innovative program for slum children named ‘GEMS’
Under this program, students from class 6 to 10th from Akshaya vidya centres are given special training on Sundays. Subject specialists take classes which focus on strengthening basics, preparing them for board exam.The program was launched on 5th July at singareni colony. A well over 40 students from nearby slums have attended the inaugural program. The following persons have graced the occasion:
- Sri Surender Reddy, Educationist, Best teacher awardee
- Sri K. Venkatesh, Vice principal, Narayana college
- Sri K. Venugopal, Maths lecturer, Maths collge
- Sri Mudiraj Seetaram Rao, Vedic maths expert
- Mr. Uday, a student from Badruka college
After lighting the lamp, Sri Surender Reddy gave inspiring speech to the students. All other dignitaries have also given good advice to the students on how to plan and study well.
Core committee members of Akshaya vidya viz., Mr. T.Vara Prasad, Raja Sekhar, Kishore, Swati Reddy, Pavan Kumar, Mallik Vanga were present at the event.
Mr. Uday from Badruka college has promised to mobilize resources to conduct this weekly program with the help of his classmates.
We thank all the dignitaries and Mr. Uday and his team for making this program a grand start and we hope to cater to quality educational needs of all the upper primary school going children of Singareni slums through GEMS program.
Akshaya Vidya centers reopened for new academic year and supporting by a Reputed Corporate School:
Akshaya vidya centers got reopened after summer holidays. We regularly organize Tutors training camp (Nivasi varg) on first Saturday and Sunday of every month to review last month’s progress and plan for the ensuing month.
This time Nivasi varg was held in the premises of a corporate School, Hyderbad. The Correspondent of the school hosted the training camp. The correspondent of the school has joined Akshaya vidya mission after visiting slums and interacting with the slum children. She promised to be Akshaya Vidya’s mentor for developing curriculum and also training our tutors. We are really thankful to School management for magnanimous support. School team has prepared lot of worksheets for slum students for English, Hindi and Mathematics and explained to our tutors how to make use of the worksheets. On Saturday, the training went upto 11.30 pm.