The Edu-Impact Contest 2020 seeks to identify and encourage impactful works that overcome the challenges in the field of education in India. Through this contest, the Silicon Valley chapter of Asha for Education will fund upto 4 projects from the below categories.
Special Needs Children
Projects catering to children with any form of physical or mental disability.
Home for children rescued from vulnerable conditions
Projects providing a safe home for children rescued from perilous conditions. Projects that work in the area of child rescue and rehabilitation will also be considered.
Improving the quality of education
Projects should be from one of these states – Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Submit the proposal
If you are a registered NGO from India with a valid FCRA, with an idea that meet the above conditions, apply now by clicking the link below. Your application should reach us by Jan 31st, 2020. Refer FAQ below for more details. If you have more questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.Submit here
PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND FAQ
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• Initial proposal submission – Jan 31st, 2020
• Selection of shortlisted projects Feb – mid March 2020
• Detailed proposal submission – End of March, 2020
• Final selection of projects – May 2020
• Site visits – June – Aug 2020
Projects will be funded from Aug 2020 onwards.
New Projects Funded in the last 2 years
Establish nodal science corners in 8 government schools in Davanagere in Northern Karnataka that will take science education to 50 schools in the region. More info here.
Shraddha Trust - The Teacher Foundation, Karnataka
Coaching for Schools Success programme (CFSS) aims at building the competency and capability of teachers across 35 government schools in rural regions of Yadgiri and Haveri districts and create a cohesive team of school coaches in each participating school. More info here.
Sankalp Ek Prayas, Chattisgarh
Work with 15 rural government schools to improve the quality of education in Durg & Bhilai, Chattisgarh. More info here.
Parivaar Sri Ramakrishna Seva Kutir, Madhya Pradesh
Provide nutritious meals and supplementary education for 100 children in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh where malnutrition is as high as 90%. More info here.
Provided a school bus to ensure safe transportation of 154 girl children rehabilitated from perilous conditions in Mysore, Karnataka. More info here.
Snehalaya English Medium School was set up in 2010, primarily to provide education to their Rehab Center children who were struggling in mainstream school as their HIV medication and restricted health affected their concentration and attendance. Asha is funding a teacher training program for Snehalaya in the areas of psychological, health education and counselling. More info here.
Maitri - Shaala, Maharashtra
Set up a library and bring activity based learning to improve the quality of education for 150 children in tribal community of Melghat, Maharashtra. More info here.
Human Uplift Trust, Tamil Nadu
Support the living, medical and education expenses for 30 children orphaned/affected by HIV in Perambalur, Tamil Nadu. More info here.