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0 Building a Future For Children Round Table IndiaIn pursuit of Educating Underprivileged ChildrenBuilding a Future For Children
1 This presentation covers four sections. ContentsThis presentation covers four sections.1Our Background2Our Dream3Our Success so far4Our Invitation
2 Round Table International Round Table IndiaWe are an organization of young achievers driven by our aims and objects of community service, self development, fellowship, and fostering international relations. This unique movement works through “Tables” comprising members. Round Table India is an active member of the world wide organization of World Council of Service Clubs and Round Table International.Key Objects of Round TableCommunity ServiceMember ofRound Table InternationalSelf DevelopmentInternationalRelationsFellowship
3 Round Table India- “Service through Fellowship” From a small beginning in 1957 at Chennai, Round Table India has grown to 180 Tables. Round Table India has a National & Regional leadership with a pan India reach in 75 cities and towns. The profile of the 2500 members include professionals & businessmen with diverse backgrounds and talents. Members commit their time and talent to community service in the spirit of fellowship.180 TablesNational Leadership11 Regional AreasReach in 75 Cities and Towns2500 MembersAge groupDiverse backgrounds and talentsService through Fellowship
4 This presentation covers four sections. ContentsThis presentation covers four sections.1Our Background2Our Dream3Our Success so far4Our Invitation
5 “To Build a Country, build a Schoolhouse” Are we really free ?Fifty seven years since we achieved our Political freedom, we are far from being truly free as we are yet to achieve Economic and Social freedom. As Round Tablers we too believe Social, Economic and Political Freedom can only result through Education.Prof Amartya Sen“To Build a Country, build a Schoolhouse”Freedom Through Education“Extensive empirical studies have demonstrated the critical role of basic education in economy and social development in Europe and North America”SocialEconomicPolitical“The concentration on education was responsible, to a large extent, for the nature and speed of Japan’s economic and social progress”
6 HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BEEN TOLD THAT INDIA FACES AN EDUCATION CRISIS? Over 50 million Indian children in the age group 6 to 14 are out of schoolOver 68% of all boys and 73% of all girls drop out of school before class 10Over 34% of India’s adult population does not know how to read or writeAlmost a third of the entire non-literate adult population in the world lives in IndiaSource: MHRD estimates, Census 2001, Human Development Report
7 THE GOAL IS UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION IN INDIA MUM-AAATHE GOAL IS UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION IN INDIAEducation: allows individuals to get jobs, support themselves financially and improve their standard of livingEconomicdevelopmentHelps raise awareness of and achieve good health, helps protect children from diseaseUniversal primary education has both social and economic benefitsHealthHelps improve self esteem and status in societyImproves the quality of public debate; enables people to recognise and assert their rightsHelps reduce social and communal tensionsSocial progressHelps control population growth by raising awareness of need for and methods of family planning, and giving women a greater say in family planning decisionsPopulation
8 Extract from the Infrastructure section of “ PROBE” Survey “Buildings soon deteriorate when the roof leaks – as the monsoons in our country are so generous. It disrupts schooling activity. Both teachers and parents complained bitterly about the state of the school building during the monsoons, when teaching activity was often disrupted, sometimes for weeks, or even months at a time.”Public Report onBasic Education ( Probe)is an outcome of adetailed field survey covering five states. It is acknowledged as a landmark report, giving the true picture on the status of Primary Education in the country“The Children huddle in two rooms, on sacking brought from home. The second room is very dark.”“The playground is full of muck and slime. The overflowing drains could easily drown a small child. Mosquitoes are swarming.”“There is no toilet. Neighbors complain of children using any convenient place to relieve themselves, and teachers complain of neighbors using the playground using the playground as a toilet in the morning.”
9 GIVEN THE NEED AND OUR COMPETENCE, ROUND TABLE CONCENTRATES ON THE “ ELEMENTS” IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATIONFireProvision of Pucca Class rooms, so that the children are protected from the vagaries of the weatherEarthProper play ground, play pen and playing equipment for all round developmentWaterProvision of drinking water/ Bore well where required.AirClean and pollution free environment. Emphasis on Hygiene by providing Toilets in all schools built.
10 ROUND TABLE HAS SET ITSELF AN AMBITIOUS TARGET MUM-AAAROUND TABLE HAS SET ITSELF AN AMBITIOUS TARGETOur EffortOur ApproachCreate infrastructure for educating underprivileged ChildrenSupplement existing initiatives working on Universalizing Primary Education (UPE) through partnerships with the Governments, NGOs and Corporates
11 This presentation covers four sections. ContentsThis presentation covers four sections.1Our Background2Our Mission3Our Success so far4Our Invitation
12 OUR SUCCESS SO FARWe have witnessed dramatic surges in enrollment and retention when a clean and cheerful environment is provided. We have also seen communities take ownership of the infrastructure created.3700 class rooms in 1200 Schools built across the Country.Over 800,000 Children benefited.Rs 80 crores spent.Partnership with Donors, NGOs and State Governments.Increased enrollment and retentionOwnership by the communityNGOsDonorsGovernment
13 Case Study - With Donors Round Table Netherlands & IndiaPartnership with fellow International TablersDutch Twinning started in 2000.Matching contribution by RT India Tables.Leveraging of funds through other agencies like Cordiad, Novib – Doubling contribution.Built around 100 schools till date at the cost of about Rs 6 croresWipro CorporationGujarat Earthquake in 2001Round Table has been part of all relief activities from Lathur, Orissa, Kargil to Gujarat.Round Table’s appeal raises over Rs. 2.7 crores.Wipro Corporation donates Rs. 80 lacs14 schools built in the Earthquake regions at the cost of Rs. 2.7 crores
14 Case Study - With other NGOs PrathamPartnership that blossomed with the Mumbai Tablers.Funding of Pratham projects – Balwadi’s Bridge Courses, Balsakhi programs.Tables across the country helped Pratham to incubate in each city – helping with Admn, banks, coordinations.Implemented projects in Mumbai, Surat, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Patna and Delhi.MV FoundationBuilt over 12 schools schools in Ranga Reddy District at a cost of Rs 25 lacs.Built 10 schools in Nalagonda District at a cost of Rs 35 lacs.
15 Janmabhoomi – Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Case Study - With State GovernmentsJanmabhoomi – Govt. of Andhra PradeshMOU with Andhra Pradesh Government under Janmabhoomi scheme.Build class rooms and schools in Govt. schools in Andhra Pradesh.Upto 70% funding from the Govt.Over 75 schools built.Schools built and handed over to the Govt.Project Paathshala – Govt. of KarnatakaMOU with the Karnataka Govt. to build class rooms and schools in Govt. schools in Karnataka.SDMC’s contribute 50% towards the construction of the schoolsUnder project Paathshala – 150 schools built.Round Table identify areas where schools will be built with BOE’sComplete execution by Round Table
16 SOME OF RTI’S SCHOOLS Name of School Govt. High School Sundakamuthur, CoimbatoreClass Rooms Built11Children Benefited600
17 SOME OF RTI’S SCHOOLS Name of School School Building at Hosur, Hubli Class Rooms Built4Children Benefited240
18 SOME OF RTI’S SCHOOLS Name of School Presidency School, Chennai Class Rooms Built6Children Benefited300
19 SOME OF RTI’S SCHOOLS Name of School Samata Vidyalaya, Pune Class Rooms Built6Children Benefited300
20 SOME OF RTI’S SCHOOLS Name of School Mandi Vidya Niketan, Delhi Class Rooms Built14Children Benefited700
21 Inaugurating a Round Table School Dr. A P J Abdul KalamInaugurating a Round Table School
22 at a press conference promoting Freedom Through Education Our Brand AmbassadorsMr. R K Mishraat a press conference promotingFreedom Through Education
23 inaugurating a Round Table School Our Brand AmbassadorsActor Madhavaninaugurating a Round Table School
24 Accountability of Round Table India MUM-AAAAccountability of Round Table IndiaRound Table India is a ZERO Overhead OrganizationRound Table India Trust is registered under Section 12 AA of Income Tax act, with 80G IT exemption.Accounts of Round Table India are audited annually by reputed auditors – M/s Deloitte Haskins & SellsRound Table India conducted Road Shows in the US in 2005 – US$ 110,000 raised from various donors which resulted in 18 schools being built across the country at a total cost of US$ 350,000. All donors from US get 501(c)3 Tax exemption. Money can be paid to “Freedom Through Education – USA” Account in the USDutch World Tour for Children – Group of 45 Dutch Nationals traveled across the country. 18 Schools were built with Euro 90,000 contribution leading to total spending of Euro 300,000Regular Updates of schools built sent to Donors alongwith photographs
25 Round Table India’s Initiatives Round Table India always helps in times of Natural Disasters:At the time of Orissa Cyclone, immediate relief work carried out and 14 school cum shelters were built under CYSD at an outlay of Rs. 1.6 CroresAt the time of Gujarat Earthquake, apart from immediate relief work, 14 schools were built at a total cost outlay of Rs. 2.7 CroresDuring the current Tsunami crisis, immediate relief work being carried out in most affected areas in Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh. Long term plan of rebuilding large number of schools cum shelters together with the Government in the affected areas, besides rehabilitating fishermen with fishing boats and nets.
26 Other Successes of Partnerships RTI and Coke have built had an MOU for 80%-20% partnership to build schools in Hyderabad / Vijayawada / Bidadi / Nemam around Coke’s strategic interest locations.Similarly Schools were built with ITC and Mysore MineralsDTDC is undertaking FREE courier services and building schools with us.Bajaj Allianz offered excellent corporate alliance for General InsuranceHewlett Packard also offered deal on LaptopsRotary Clubs of Dist 3230Endorsement by Central Govt. on RTI for Infrastructure Development. Tie-ups with various other State Govts. MOUs entered In Tamil Nadu, Gujrat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh.
27 WE HAVE BUILT 3700 CLASSROOM IN LAST 12 YEARS Our RecordWE HAVE BUILT 3700 CLASSROOM IN LAST 12 YEARSYear Classrooms Rs millionYear Classrooms Rs millionYear Classrooms Rs millionYear Classrooms Rs millionYear Classrooms Rs million
28 This presentation contains four sections. ContentsThis presentation contains four sections.1Our Background2Our Mission3Our Success so far4Our Invitation
29 Partnership for Transformation by Area and the national Round Table India seeks to bring about this transformation in partnership with Corporates, NGOs and the Government in their chosen Geographical and Infrastructure focus. Round Table India will contribute and ensure proper deployment of the funds and timely execution of the project.Partnership for TransformationGeographical FocusInfrastructure focusContributionTransformationin the chosenGeographical andInfrastructurefocusIndustry/NGO/Govt.TimelyExecutionby theTablesProportionateContribution100% Fundsto the projectMonitoringby Area and the nationalBoardRound Table
30 MUM-AAAPROJECT EXECUTIONKey activities involved in constructionRound Table’s PropositionObtain list of potential sites from Block Education officer and conduct independent need assessmentSite identificationRound Table’s key proposition includesSignificant involvement at all stagesProject management skills and experienceDevelop low cost and efficient plans for school based on standard modules already developedBuilding blue-print developmentEfficient procurement of materials with direct involvement of local tablersMaterial procurementLocal tablers closely monitor project to ensure timely and quality completion at optimal costsConstruction project management
31 We shall bring in our sweat equity / credibility Our invitationWe invite you to participate in our program “ Freedom through Education” Your participation can be at an overall level in the on going projects identified by RTI or specifically in the projects identified by you.Cost of each school approx. Rs LakhsWe shall bring in our sweat equity / credibilityAll Projects will be monitored by Round Tablers at every step200 children will benefit by every school you help build.Identifiedby RTIIdentified by the DonorInfrastructureComplete SchoolAcrosstheCountryAdditional ClassroomsNativeStateorPlaceWater FacilitiesToilet Blocks
32 How can you help? – Partner with us on Building Schools We would like to enter into an MOU on a Pan India basis.Identify Cities / Towns / States of strategic interest (where RTI has presence) and build schools under this Partnership program.A school for us means up to 5 class room with Toilet block, drinking water facility, play pen area, room for head master and can have an outlay of Rs Lakhs.The pace and road map for rolling this partnership out can be worked out jointly.
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