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VRI Child Scholarship Fund: July 2001 - June 2002

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Financial summary

The balance of the Childrens Scholarship fund in July 2001 was £4,815.57.
£1,853 was transferred to the project in India.
Total income during the year was a marvellous £7,082.95, leaving a closing balance in June 2002 of £10,048.52.

Summary of activities funded

56 children (27 girls and 29 boys) from the primary school received school fees, uniforms and books while 13 children (5 girls and 8 boys) from the Intercollege received these too.

A training session for the primary schoolteachers was provided and their salaries supplemented.

Gramodaya School, Amarpurkashi - scholarships

Note: scholarships are paid in Rupees. Amounts are quoted in pounds sterling for comparison, using Rs70 = £1

Items No. of children of which were girls of which were general caste of which were "backward" caste of which were scheduled caste Amount per child Total in Rs Total in £
One year’s fees 50 23 - - - - Rs 21,760 £311
Books 53 26 - - - - Rs 8,880 £127
School clothing 28 13 - - - - Rs 5,290 £76
Children benefited 56 27 8 41 7 - Rs 36,930 £526

Breakdown by class:

Class No. of Children
Nursery 7
Kindergarten 5
Year 1 11
Year 2 8
Year 3 8
Year 4 11
Year 5 6



Krishi Audyogik Intercollege, Amarpurkashi - scholarships

Items Children Of which were girls General caste Backward Scheduled Amount per child Total Total in £
One year’s fees and school clothing 9 4 3 6 0 Rs 425 Rs 3825 £55
Fees (or fee supplement) only 4 1 1 3 0 Varying Rs 2600 £37
Total - - - - - - Rs 6425 £92

Note the amounts received vary because children of different caste groups receive different levels of Government subsidy. No scheduled class students received IVCS scholarships, because they already have their fees paid in full by the Indian Government.



Other expenditure

Enhancement of Teachers’ Salaries, Improvement to toilets and handpump, whitewashing school inside and outside Total: £1,235

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