The Jayarama Educational Society started a school in West Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh. This English Medium School, Jayarama Vijnana Vihara, has provided economically-disadvantaged children from surrounding villages with quality, value-based education since 1999. Presently the school has about 300 students from kindergarten to tenth standard.
IDRF Partner Since: 2012
Focus Area: Education
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Project: School Construction and Expansion
The school building was completed in 2015 and IDRF sent a grant to take care of its whitewashing and fixing fans and doors. IDRF donor, who is a native of this area, has been supporting the expansion of this school building. This expansion has provided classrooms, dining rooms, other general facilities, as well as an activity space for kindergarten students. The benefactor couple visited the school recently and donated a marble statue of Goddess Saraswati for the school.
On Vasant Panchami, the school celebrates Saraswati puja and 5 year old kids write their first letters in front of the Goddess’ statue.
There are more than 350 children from poor families from the nearby villages that attend this school. As the number of children in the school is increasing, IDRF sent grants in 2018, to construct additional restrooms and water tank for the convenience of the students.