Feed a child from a very poor community in a school hostel by Shoshit Seva Sangh

Feed a child from a very poor community in a school hostel

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Hope For The Hopeless - Empowerment Through Quality Education

Pankaj hails from Musahar ghettos. He lost his father in a drunken brawl and his mother is a landless labourer. They live a life much below the poverty line. Pankaj is a CLass V student. His mother earns a daily wage of Rs. 25 per day for 6-8 months in a year. She can not afford two square meals a day. Shoshit Seva Sangh has ensured that her son studies in an English medium school, free of cost. Pankaj now has all the facilities which a child needs. He is attending classes in English, Maths, Science and Hindi conducted by highly qualified teachers. He wants to become a doctor when he grows up. He says he wants to ensure that his mother has a decent and respectable life in her old age.

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Shoshit Seva Sangh (SSS) runs a free English-medium residential school in Patna for the children of the Musahar community. Musahar communities live in designated ghettos in the outskirts of villages in Bihar. They get seasonal employment in fields. In 2011, the school, Shoshit Samadhan Kendra, had 250 students - all living in the school hostel. This number increases by 50-55 each year. Due to lack of both literacy and education in this community, almost all the new admissions are in the preschool class. SSS is working to increase this number gradually, and hope to build a capacity to accommodate 800 students in their free residential school within the next 4 or 5 years. They have recruited a well-qualified and experienced faculty in all the subjects taught at the school. Presently the ratio between the taught and the teachers is 1:20. The objective is to give these children high quality education to be able to compete with the best in the country. SSS will also finance and facilitate the higher education of the children passing out from this school. They aim to empower their students in such a way that they become role models in their community as well as catalysts of change.

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Shoshit Seva Sangh
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Shoshit Seva Sangh

Shoshit Seva Sangh aims to provide free quality education in an English medium school to the musahar community in Bihar, perhaps the poorest community in India. They live in subhuman conditions in ghettos scattered among the villages of Bihar. The children therefore have to be given boarding, lodging and all other facilities.

J.K. Sinha schooled at St. Xaviers Patna and Graduation / Post-Graduation from St. Stephens College, Delhi. He joined the Indian Police Service in 1967. He rose to become Special Secretary in Govt. of India and served in India and abroad while on deputation for 35 years with GOI. He calls the project A Silent Revolution and History in the Making.

Full time staff :45

Part time staff:5

Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 33977275

Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 22482609

Number of musahar children education in our school - 430

Rewards & Recognition

In 2015, ShoshitSevaSangh was featured in a TV series 'Amazing Indians' which was telecast by Times Now

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founders
Founded in 1991
NGO Leadership

J.K. Sinha

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Children | education

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Bihar

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Last Audited by GiveIndia

December 2018

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