The straight facts:
The current scene in tribal and rural India is this:
- Less than 30 per cent of the children complete high school
- The dropout ratio is almost 6 out of 10
- There is a lack of proper roads
- Public transportation is either unavailable or a rarity
- Children have to walk 7 to 8 kms to get to their schools
- There is a lack of awareness of the importance of education
- There are severe economic pressures
- Dysfunctional home environments prevail
How AIM for SEVA helps!
Children in these areas don’t just need schools, they need a way to get to schools easily and stay in them until they finish high school.
These children are brought into AIM student homes after counselling and consultation with their parents. Boys and girls are provided with separate homes that provide a nurturing environment with emotional security.
The children follow a disciplined daily routine which includes yoga exercises, study and recreation to help with their overall growth.
AIM for Seva’s student homes provide the following totally free to the children:
- Nutritious food
- Clean living quarters
- Regular health check-ups
- Academic expenses including books and stationary
- After class tutoring
- School uniforms
- Sports training
- Cultural activities