Integrated Child Development

Integrated Child Development (Protection, Promotion & Participation)

Education:

  • Reading Skills Enhancement Programme:

Main objective of this project is to develop the reading skills and habits to improve the learning abilities of the children.

  • Target children: Government & Corporation Municipality School Children from 1st to 5th Std.
  • 8 schools with more than 2000 children beneficiary every year
  • Special activities conducted to improve reading skills.  More than 10000 books are read by children every year.

 Aarvam - Supplementary Education Centre:

      BSAC instituted supplementary education centres to function as back – up school education for the less privileged students in Vyasarpadi.  Supplementary education centre is the corner stone of BSAC project. 

      This  is a community-based after-school learning program designed to improve the quality of education in slums & rural areas. Our goal is to provide high-quality education inputs to children from the poorest families and ensure every child achieves basic competencies in Language, Math and Science.

     The main principles of the program are a strong focus on learning outcomes through individual attention to students, fun activity and content and local participation and accountability.

     25 Centres functioning in Slums & Rural with more than 1000 beneficiaries from 1st to 12th Std. in North Chennai & Thiruvallur District.

 

Libraries &  Reading Circles:

    The Main objective is to Give and Access to books and increase the reading habits among School Children and General Public in the target communities.

    School Library activities in 8 schools with more than 800 children from 6th std to 10th std are accessing books in school hours and lending books to home twice in a week.  A mobile van functioning with staff members for provide varieties of books.

 AarVam Reading Circle in the communities:

    Reading Circles formed in 20 target communities with community members make them to access books regularly and promote the habit of readings.

    International Books Day, Children Books are celebrated in the parks and schools.

  

CHILD RIGHTS:

 

Aarvam Children Movement:

    Children Sangam are democratic groups composed of children from 8 years to 18 years which take up civic issues on behalf of their community. The children meet twice a month and discuss issues concerning them and their daily life.. Each Sangam may choose to take action and implement special events in their areas.

The children Sangam foster a sense leadership, service to community, involvement, awareness and advocacy on child rights. 

More than 600  from 20 Children Clubs are taken part in the Children Movement activities involving in holistic development programme (Sports, Cultural, Journalism and health activities)

 SKILL BUILDING:

Objective is to give access physically and emotionally to quality life for the community people especially for adolescents to empower and capacitate on particular skills.

  • Life Skills Trainings for Schools Children & Dropouts in Communities
  • Vocational Trainings: Computer Skills, Spoken English, Softs Skills, Mobile Repairing, Home Appliances Course, Tailoring for women Etc...
  • Carrier guidance and job placement are regularly provided for the trained youths.