Developing Life skills & creativity in village children.
through Sports and Storytelling.
Develop Life skills & creativity in rural children
Impact 100,000 Rural Children by end of 2025
India Lives in its Villages: 68% rural population. 2/3rd of our school-going children are in villages.
Rural Children are highly underprepared for challenges in life as they lack:
The above accentuates odds for livelihood. This in turn leads to lack of self-worth. They take to anti-social activities It's a vicious cycle and Impacts next generation children too.
We impact learning outcomes for rural children. We develop life skills and creativity in them by conducting traditional sports (Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, running) and Storytelling at the village level, 7 days a week. Our focus is on children in the age group of 5-14 years - the most impressionable years.
We partner with organizations and embrace proven solutions and good practices, thus avoiding re-inventing of the wheel and accelerating the impact.
Key Outcomes we expect:
Rural children that -
Sahyog Foundation's Initiative of developing Life Skills & Creativity among Village Children lays a strong foundation and promotes following sub-goals of the select UN SDGs:
This is a 100 second video on Sahyog Foundation & gives a snapshot of the type of activites we do.
We work in a cluster of 12 villages covering 350+ children, in the Denkanikottai Taluk of Krishnagiri District in Tamilnadu. It is about 65 kms from Bangalore.
From Aug 1, 2019, in partnership with Buzz India, Sahyog Foundation has started its initiative in 4 villages in Tumkur Taluk in Karnataka. The villages are: Cholamboli, Harluru, Gowripura and Byrasandara.
We have an Area Facilitator for the Tumkur cluster, who is from Cholumbali village and is very familiar with the communities and children of the villages in the Tumkur Cluster.
Like the Denkanikottai Cluster, we now conduct Sports and Storytelling sessions 7 days a week. The storytelling happens in Kannada. The Sports conducted are - Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Running, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Puts, etc.