Tell us about your partnerships
The project will develop formal partnership in both Public and Private sectors. In public sector- with Departments of Education and Social Services to receiving provisions and services/supports regarding education and social security. In the private sector with Mainstream School Management Committees/teachers to ensure enrolment of disabled children, Multi-professionals to ensure psycho-social and specialised disability services, NGOs, Vocational Training Institutions for creating access to vocational skill training , Employers for decent employment for children etc.
What type of team (staff, volunteers, etc.) will ensure that you achieve the growth milestones identified in the Social Impact section? [75 words]
The team will be comprised of Manager, admin & accounts staff, field staff, community mobilizers and teachers. The project will also select some community volunteers and form Community Watch Groups, build their capacity through training and involve with the team. The activities/tasks would be planned and implemented jointly with all the team members. The responsibilities of implementing planned activities would be shared among team members according to the expertise and capacity.
Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren't specified within the list
Though the initiative started with Education of Street Disabled children it has been extended to disabled children engaged in work and living in slums gradually as all these children are excluded from education. Started with pre-school education the initiative expanded to non-formal competency based education including Technical & Vocational Education.