Diya Ghar

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Context

Diya Ghar was started with an aim of creating a new normal for migrant children by giving preschool education for children of migrant workers. At the time of pandemic, Diya Ghar started recording video lessons and provided each child with learning kits. Diya Ghar transformed in-school Montessori learning to a community based model. A community classroom has been adopted which brought the school to the community.

Socio-Economic Profile

DiyaGhar has been working with children and community members in settlements of migrant workers from Hebbal, Kalkere, Muneshwara Nagar, Ayyappa Nagar, Akshay Nagar, AlfaGardens,Banjara Layout, Horamavu, Hoodi Gardens, Dasarahalli, Amruthahalli.

Strategies

  • Preschool for Migrant Children
  • Video lessons and learning kits for children
  • Community classroom for preschool kids with all infrastructure facilities
  • Hired and trained new community teachers with each classroom having two teachers
  • Mid day meal program in the community classroom
  • Dry ration kits to families
  • Conducted regular health camps and distributed care kits to affected migrant families
  • Parents awareness and education for meaningful engagement with their children

Numbers Impacted

  • 600+ Children in 11 community classrooms continue to learn and grow everyday
  • 11 settlements and 11 community classrooms
  • 610 students and 1100 older siblings get daily nutrition
  • 76,500 families are provided with dry ration kits

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