Home Schooling for Tribal children

Home Schooling for Tribal children

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Date(s) - 01/10/2021 - 08/10/2021
12:00 am - 10:00 am
Phone No - 0422 - 2401747
Owner Name - Native Medicare Charitable Trust

The second wave of the pandemic has drastically affected the access to education for tribal children in Coimbatore and Karamadai, pushing them towards child labor. Native Medicare Charitable Trust is supporting 200 tribal children by providing home schooling, nutritional meals and necessary health & hygiene kits for a period of 10 months at the cost of ₹1,600 per child per month.

The schools have been closed since March 2020 due to Corona Pandemic. In the absence of schools, Tribal children tend to go along with their parents for any agriculture and daily wage work which lead to child labor. They do not have access for online class room facility which resulted in their gap in education. Unless we take care of these children, the continuity of their education will not be ensured. Education cannot be neglected in these areas because they are already far behind the mainstream education. Corona pandemic is a reality and we must act, accepting the reality, rather than thinking about everything will be back to normal and only aim at status quo. The new-age problems need to be addressed differently to meet the emerging new normal and hence new-age solutions should also be implemented to ensure quality education in the Tribal areas. Overall project objective –

Ø To create an Educational opportunity among 200 tribal children to continue the formal education during and after COVID-19 pandemic

Ø To provide nutritional meal to the Home Schooling children to cope up with their health.

Ø To reduce the child labor and child marriage by engaging the children through Non-formal education


Ø To conduct Home Schooling in 10 Tribal hamlets for 10 months starting from August 2021( 10 am to 1 pm followed by lunch)

Ø To provide quality education with the support of Local volunteers as teachers

Ø To provide necessary educational aids to the children

Ø To provide necessary health & hygiene kits to the children

To provide mid – day meals to the children attending Home Schooling
Ø 200Children have improved their profiles

Ø 200 Children have continued their education during and after Covid-19 crisis

Ø 200 Children have started practicing hand wash, social distance and hygiene

Ø 200 Children have qualified to move further with better knowledge on their subjects.