Growth of Development

No of students covered under BEP(non-formal)
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No of schools covered under BEP(non-formal)
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Non Formal Primary Schools


Outline

Bandhan set up non-formal primary schools to complement government's effort for ensuring universal primary education. The program aims to ensure 100% attendance of the students enrolled and also reduce their dependency on private tutors.


Rationale

  • To reinstate non-school-going/ drop-out children within the mainstream education system
  • To build-up “Para Professional Teacher Cadre” in the society with special emphasis on women


Target Group

Non-school going/ drop out children aged between 7-12 years



Components

  • A customized 3-year module
  • Provision of education related materials viz. complimentary books, pencils, pens, slates etc
  • Edutainment approach

Funding

In terms of funding, the Program has received grant support from the following institutions.

  • Bajaj Allianz
  • Indigo airlines

Year of commencement

June 2008

Highlights

Performance of the program has been detailed below. These data are all as of July , 2017.

No Particulars Total
1 States 5
2 Districts 32
3 School 2,093
4 Students 94,598
5 Staff 378