NGO: Vanvasi Kalyan Kendra

Background:

Established in 1952, Vanvasi Kalyan Kendra is a service organization dedicated to the empowerment and education of tribal populations in Jharkhand state. The organization coordinates a number of educational, health, and economic development programs to uplift the janjati and promote literacy, economic advancement, and general well-being.

IDRF Partner Since: 2002

Focus Area: Education

Location: Jharkhand

Project Title: Ekal Vidyalaya

Details:

Vanvasi Kalyan Kendra supports nearly 500 Ekal Vidyalayas, also known as one-teacher schools. These schools are extremely important in rural remote areas of Jharkhand where access to quality education is virtually non-existent.

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