Children from 15+ Villages
Tech, Social Work and Eco
The Indian School educational context provides great opportunities for innovation as the children belong
to diverse economic, social, geographical and cultural background. With 84.71% of the 1.5 million schools
in India being rural schools, the highly limited quality of education and access to educational resources
continue to remain a great challenge. National Achievement Survey (NAS) for Classes 3,8,5,10 in 2015
has decisively brought out that urban schools significantly outperform rural schools by a large margin
in Science and Mathematics.
While access and attendance have significantly improved in India, it is time for serious focus on learning outcomes at schools. Anaadi VIBE is an innovative, wholesome and a cost-effective program that can inspire children to strengthen their basics and expand their working knowledge leading to an enhanced of education.
The VIBE program is designed to reach out to 1000+ children through weekend schooling, satellite off-school programs and one-time learning programs like Rural Science Fairs .
Enrich Your English Piloted across 10 schools in Tiruppur district and offered for underpriviledged children that are part of VIBE, the program is soon rolling out throughout Tamil Nadu in collaboration with the State Government and civil society. the program has benefitted more than 2000 children so far. The program also involves Tablet supported language learning with Speech to Text and Text to Speech capabilities.
Rural Science Fair Conducted annually, Anaadi's Rural Science Fair is a #scicomm initiative that attracts 600-700 students. Science demonstrations, experiments and DIYs are offered in Tamil language for the benefit of rural children and adults of the local population.
STEM EducationStudents visit the center and go through STEM education in batches of 60 throughout the year. Both rural government and private school students are part of these classes.
Sustainability EducationSupported by the UN Global schools program and ESD ExpertNet, this program creates awareness of Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) among rural children. Offered in local language with a global vision, children are exposed to principles of responsbile consumption, waste management, sustainable health, construction, energy and agriculture. Over 8000 students have been part of these sessions.
Rural Maker Education Designed in-line with NITI Aayog's Atal Tinkering Lab, Anaadi's Rural Maker's Lab introduces children to cutting edge technologies like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, IOT Programming and game design.