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VRI Child Scholarship Fund: July 1999 - June 2000

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Annual Summary, July 2000.

In August 1999, a portion of the Fund was transferred to the project at Amarpurkashi. The following summary gives a break down of the subsequent utilisation of this transfer in two separate schools around APK:

 Gramodaya School, Amarpurkashi

Items No. of Children Of which were girls Of which were scheduled or low caste Amount per child

Total

One year’s fees

32

13

5

6.04

193.28

Books

17

8

2

1.48

25.16

School clothing

32

13

5

2.81

89.92

Total

81

34

12

----

308.36




Krishi Audyogik Junior High School, Amarpurkashi

Items Children Of which were girls Of which were scheduled or low caste Amount per child

Total

One year’s fees

9

4

1

2

18.00

Books

9

4

1

1.92

17.28

School clothing

4

4

1

2.95

11.80

Total

22

12

3

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47.08




Children's Fees Subsidy

During this year, in addition to the scholarship fees paid out as described above, a further portion of the Children's Scholarship Fund was used to subsidise the school fees of an amazing 330 children at the Gramodaya School, Amarpurkashi: Total: 314.00



Special Teacher's Training

In the summer of 2000, ten teachers of the Gramodaya School, Amarpurkashi, received special training to enhance their teaching skills for the benefit of the children. This included lessons in English and child care: Total: 194.00



Building Expenses

Some building and maintenance work was also essential this past year at the Gramodaya School, Amarpurkashi. This ensured that the school structure itself was safe for the children, many of whom are aged only 5 years: Total: 508.00


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