Sponsor teacher's salary to educate a very poor child by Shoshit Seva Sangh

Sponsor teacher's salary to educate a very poor child

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The great transformation

Pappu belongs to the Musahar community. Musahars are landless labourers living in grinding poverty and subhuman conditions. 99.5% Musahars are landless labourers and many among them are bonded labourers. They live as untouchables in ghettos at the outskirts of the villages in Bihar and Jharkhand. Pappu, the son of a landless labourer, was selected during field visits to the Musahar tolis. Pappu expressed his keenness towards receiving education. He had stopped going to government village school as classes were hardly held and the teacher showed no interest. After SSK convinced his parents that Pappu will be receiving quality education, his parents too agreed to send him to school. Pappu Kumar like others in the school is now a shining example of the success and potential of this project. He has studied at SSK for two years. Apart from free education he also receives free boarding, medical, books, clothes etc.

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About The Program

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Remedial Education
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Program Description

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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About The NGO

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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Founded in 1991
NGO Leadership

J.K. Sinha

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Area of Operation
Area of Operation

Children | education

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last audited
Last Audited
Periodic Compliance Checks by GiveIndia

December 2018

Verification Visit Reports
Verification Visit Reports

Verification Report 1

Verification Report 2

Program Updates

Program Updates

23 March, 2021

Helping the helpless


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During the period the school remained closed as per orders of the government. However, in view of the announcement of the CBSE examination schedule for the academic year 2020-21, the government has permitted limited reopening of the schools for senior classes. Students of class X and XII who are required to appear at the CBSE board exams in the month of May, 2021, have rejoined the school.

Teachers of the middle and primary classes attended workshops organized by the Principal of SSK. The workshops were held on the following topics –

  1. Cross curriculum learning

  2. Story-telling and learning

  3. Activity based learning

  4. Critical Thinking- Ms. Bina

The teachers participated with enthusiasm and purpose at the workshops. Some photographs of the workshops conducted are attached.

5 August, 2020

Quality education brings hope to the hopeless


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Quality education brings hope to the hopeless

With the accessibility to quality of education not only a child's horizon broadens but also there is a positive impact on the social, emotional development of each student regardless of gender, age, economic staus, etc. On 26th January, 2020, the school, Shoshit Samadhan Kendra celebrated India's 71st Republic Day. On the occasion the Chairman while addressing the students gave them the exciting news with the intoduction of smart classes from the coming the Academic Year beginning from April / May 2020. The audio-visual facility makes learning more interesting and enjoyable for students which an increase in attention span and grasping power of a child.
We have alsp upgraded our sports facilities in a drastic way to make each and evry sport accessible and available for each and evry studnet. Artificial turfs have been laid in two hockey fields and three new basket-ball courts and two new volley-ball courts have been constructed. The upgraded facility can now cater more than 600 students in the residential school.On Mondays, the school holds weekly tests followed by co-curricular activities such as one act plays, quiz contest, debates etc. There are presently 500 students at the fully free residential school.