Digambarpur Angikar - preprimary education

  • Pre-primary education for infants (3-6 yrs) of socially excluded communities
  • Supports 90 children, and 0 teachers
  • Directly reaches 90 individuals annually
  • Project Type Pre-primary in rural West Bengal. Supported by Asha since February 2014
  • More details on this project - budget documents and a recent visit summary - can be found on the Asha Website
Digambarpur Angikar was established in year 2000 by a group of dedicated social activities of Sundarban region with a view to undertake relief and rehabilitation as well as development initiatives for empowerment of women and children and other vulnerable sections of socio-economically backward SC/ST/OBC/Minority communities. Since inception, the organisation has been involved in the rural development and social action programmes for establishing women and child rights, education, health and sanitation, livelihood development and environment conservation in the Sundarban region. The organization mainly runs the following programs: 1. Angikar Kishalaya Niketan, a Primary level education centre for 100 students at Digambarpur, Patharpratima, South 24 Parganas 2. Four Creches for 100 babies at Digambarpur GP, South 24 Parganas. Additonal funds are being requested for the operation of a pre-primary school for infants (ages 3 - 6 years) The organization undertakes several initiatives to serve local individuals, groups and communities. Asha SF will fund/is funding them for the operation of a pre-primary school for infants (ages 3 - 6 years) The teaching techniques and main curriculum are mentioned below: 1. Learning through games and use of attractive visuals, picture books, posters, educational games for developing oral language and vocabulary development. 2. Learning in joyful child friendly environment � story telling, singing songs and rhymes etc 3. Elementary education with an environment of love and care 4. Learning language and basic numerical lessons through playing, using toys and pictures; 5. Developing behavior and character building of children from the very beginning inculcating sense of manners, discipline, honesty; 6. Encouraging children to take part in cultural activities, games and sports, drawing and painting; 7. Education on care of personal hygiene;

The organization undertakes several initiatives to serve local individuals, groups and communities. Asha SF will fund/is funding them for the operation of a pre-primary school for infants (ages 3 - 6 years) The teaching techniques and main curriculum are mentioned below: 1. Learning through games and use of attractive visuals, picture books, posters, educational games for developing oral language and vocabulary development. 2. Learning in joyful child friendly environment � story telling, singing songs and rhymes etc 3. Elementary education with an environment of love and care 4. Learning language and basic numerical lessons through playing, using toys and pictures; 5. Developing behavior and character building of children from the very beginning inculcating sense of manners, discipline, honesty; 6. Encouraging children to take part in cultural activities, games and sports, drawing and painting; 7. Education on care of personal hygiene;