Education and Awareness
The organization strives to promote & Catalyze universal education among children from underprivileged section of society. The aim being that education should lead to change not only in the amount of knowledge gained but also in the abilities to do,to think and to acquire habits,skills and attitude which characterize an individual who is socially accepted and adjusted.
The term universalization includes universal enrolment.Universal retention and universal achievement of an acceptable level of reading, writing and arithmetic. The organization believes that quality Education is key to overcoming poverty in a single generation.And it is also fundamental in creating a future for human security, community development and national progress.
Aim and Objectives
- The universalisation of primary education in remote tribal areas.
- To build up public pressure and necessary support for quality education and its effective delivery.
- To mobilise and use local resources, skills and knowledge in developing a viable alternative model for education in tribal areas.
- To involve the community in issues and questions concerning primary and development education.
- To develop a viable model of education in tribal areas that can be replicated, and be taken up by the community for effective follow-up.
- To provide the necessary impetus for a people-centred and sustainable development through ensuring access to basic education for all.
The education programme has remained the focus and mainstay of all the activities undertaken by KARMI . It has been firm believes that the right kind of education can able to build the character of the individuals and development combines educational inputs along with economic development of the community. We have made systematic efforts for enabling primary age group children access education in terms of literary numeric and other basic skills . KARMI undertaken different kind of education programme as:
Qualitative Tribal Education
To insure quality in education the inaccessible tribal pocket of its operational area KARMI started a “Innovative and Qualitative Education Programme “ In tribal and rural inaccessible pocket where the system of education has failed. The main motive of the programme is to develop the quality of primary and elementary education as well provides education impunity where opportunity where there is no school or having Govt. school but not running perfectly. In this programme KARMI inset the regularize and 100% school attendance, value added education, participation and cooperation form villagers, teacher guardian meet, provide of teaching leaning material to the children . The rigidity of the government system in fixing times and course content to be finished in the school is avoided . The teacher are encouraged to refer to the formal school syllabus, in so far as it facilitates the learning process but apart form not prescribing fixed timing for completion of the syllabus, additional material elating to the life situation of the tribal people is provided for the classic . By this programme we included children’s festivals, exposure trips, mobile science exhibition and children’s assemble which has taken up its responsible very seriously.
Women Literacy and Library progrmme
KARMI undertakes the Total Women Literacy programme since 2005 with collaboration of National Literacy Mission to educate the women and girls in the age group of 15 to 35 years. Creating interest in learning, sensitizing the educated people to involve in the programme and devote themselves in teaching to the target women. KARMI undertakes the programme since than and continue the programme by our own initiative. KARMI has been continuing a Regional library with support of Raja Ram Mohan Ray Library Foundation, Department of culture Govt. of Orissa. Where 30789 books have been store and library facility has been provided to the people of our operational area. We also frequently visited the centers, collect in formations and providing study materials, books, news paper and continue the process of education among the new literate men women and youths.
Universilise the Primary and Secondary education
By this programme KARMI undertaken activities for universilisation of Primary and secondary education with collaboration with government through strengthen the Village Education committee by providing training and capacity building. Awareness the guardians and students to check dropout, and regularize the non-goers. By undertaking the innovative Balbadi program with support of National Education Group, New Delhi, we able to create the opportunity of learning and provide Badbadi facility to the children of small and marginal farmers agricultural labor, daily wage earners to linking the children in the centers. The teaching quality also coping with the present system of education and joyful learning.