Help bright young minds make use of their potential!
Vittal is from a remote village near Dharwad. His family is poor and could not even afford many of their most basic needs.
Vittal is a bright student with a passion for learning. His environment did not stop him from studying hard. He wanted to achieve great things in life and graduated Class 12 with a distinction.
Unfortunately, Vittal’s family could not afford to pay for his further studies. When Vidya Poshak found out about him, they agreed to support his studies.The organization paid for his education as well as all his study material. This took a huge burden off him and his family. He was able to complete his graduate studies and clear the CPT and IPCC exams. Vittal now works at Wipro in Bangalore.
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About The Program
What the beneficiary gets
Nurture Merit- Financial assistance is a well-designed, structured and focused program to support bright students coming from economically challenged families. Vidya Poshak empowers underprivileged bright students through financial assistance by supporting their college fees, exam fee etc. Courses supported are Engineering, Medical, Nursing, BSc Agri, BCA & BBA.
The identification of students is done by physical visits to the student's home by Vidya Poshak volunteers or staff, to assess the need to ensure only deserving applicants received the assistance. The identification of deserving student is based on academic merit and poverty. After verifying their eligibility, and verifying the fees etc. the scholarship cheque is handed over. The same students are helped till they finish their graduation, provided they pass the final exam every year with minimum 60 percent marks.
The program has a well-structured monitoring and reporting procedure in place. The progress of each student is closely monitored throughout the support period. The contact details of students along with their profiles are provided to donors.
About The NGO
19 November, 2019
Students proudly displaying their achivements
Students proudly displaying their achivements
22 July, 2019
Financial support to deserving meritorious students from economically deprived segment of the society to complete their graduation is one of the main flagship program of Vidya Poshak. During the academic year more than 650 students were supported for their college education. The short listing was done after meeting the students and family members in their home personally to understand their economic status.
12 students cleared their IPCC, CS Foundation & CPT exams without opting coaching
240 students are in the final year degree and will be completing their graduation in the month of June 2019
Bailbasappa Kabberalli is working as yoga trainer in Vietnam.
Vinayak Pyati Completed Diploma course and Joined Sankalpa semiconductor Hubli as Design engineer Shweta Nagrand BCA graduate joined Wipro Company as trainee Nanda Havaladar Completed BA and selected for CRPF Police, Bangalore Swapna Chandrashekhar Completed her Diploma course and joined as Typist-Copyist in the District and Sessions Court, Bengaluru Rural District.
Story from the field
Anupama Hegde is a bright young student from a small village in Siddapur taluk, Uttarakannada district with a dream to become a successful company Secretary.
Her father is an agriculturist owning a small areca plantation and her mother is a home maker. She has a younger brother and the family lives in a small house.
With her hard work and dedication Anupama scored 90.72% in class 10 exam. At this time she was refered to Vidya Poshak by one of our volunteer. After the background verification and visit to her house she was financially supported by Vidya Poshak for Class-11 and Class-12 education. She scored 85% in class 11 exams and 89.5% marks in class-12 and currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in commerce.
Vidya Poshak is continuing to support her graduate education. She was also encouraged to prepare for the CS Foundation course. With her dedication and commitment she was able to clear CS foundation course scoring 230 marks in her 1st attempt itself. She also attended Vidya Poshak skill training programs and participated in the social project as part of the giving back to the society.
She has scored 84% in her B.Com 1st year exam and pursuing her dream to become a Company Secretary.
|What is the expected total number of beneficiaries in this program for FY18-19?||700|
|What is the number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program, Year-To-Date||650|
|Village/City/State where project is located||10 Districts of North Karnataka|
|Total Budget for the project for FY18-19||5500000|
|Total Expenses for the project YTD||5000000|
23 May, 2019
WIN OR LOSE – WHAT DO YOU CHOOSE , A program for youth to strength their inner strength, self learning, facing challenges was conducted for 50 students in the month of August.There was also a 'Resume Writing and Tips' for appearing for job interviews a seminar was arranged in our central library for the benefit of final year students during the month of July. Book donation drive was conducted in all the Library branches by the student volunteers in the month of July and August 2018
Story from the field
In 2009 Balappa applied for financial assistance for his Higher education. He had lost his father and mother was the only bred earner in the family of 6 Members. At the time the family income was Rs 25000 Per annum. Vidya Poshak supported Balappa’s Pu and Degree education. After completing his bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Education ( BA& B.Ed) he appeared for Jailers recruitment test in 2017-18 and stood first in Karnataka state .Currently He is a Jailer in the prisons department earning Rs 4.00Lacs Per annum. Vidya Poshak is proud of his achievement by which his family which was below the poverty line and know has come out of its financial difficulties.
|What is the number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program, Year-To-Date||440|
|Village/City/State where project is located||10 rural districts Dharwad, Belgaum, Gadag, Haveri, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Shimoga, Davangere, UK|
|Total Budget for the project for FY18-19||7500000|
|Total Expenses for the project YTD||4000000|
30 October, 2018
Vidya Poshak's Update
The following activities were conducted during the quarter.
WIN OR LOSE - WHAT DO YOU CHOOSE , A program for youth to strength their inner strength, self learning, facing challenges was conducted for 50 students in the month of August.
Resume Writing and Tips for appearing for job interviews a seminar was arranged in our central library for the benefit of final year students during the month of July.
Book donation drive was conducted in all the Library branches by the student volunteers in the month of July and August 2018
Story from the field
In 2009 Balappa applied for financial assistance for his Higher education. He had lost his father and mother was the only bred earner in the family of 6 Members. At the time the family income was Rs 25000 Per annum. Vidya Poshak supported Balappa's Pu and Degree education. After completing his bachelor's degrees in Arts and Education ( BA& B.Ed) he appeared for Jailers recruitment test in 2017-18 and stood first in Karnataka state .Currently He is a Jailer in the prisons department earning Rs 4.00Lacs Per annum. Vidya Poshak is proud of his achievement by which his family which was below the poverty line and know has come out of its financial difficulties.
|Expected total number of beneficiaries in this program for FY18-19||862|
|Number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program this year||440|
28 February, 2018
Activities and trainings at the Vidya Poshak Knowledge Resource Centres
In the last 6 months
477 students were trained in Residential Bridge camps 200 students were trained under the Skill Development program 550 students were trained under the value education program.
More than 10,000 books were issued to the students at Vidya Poshak Knowledge Resource Centres. A total of 8500 students could access the library services through 6 library centers.
During 2017-18, 1410 economically challenged meritorious students were financially assisted to the tune of INR 92 Lakh to pursue their studies in Professional and Nonprofessional courses, with 65% of them being girls.