The Free Primary School was adopted by Soroptimist International of South Kolkata (SISK) in the year 2010. Located behind Charu Market in Tollygunge, currently has 23 students. It's run by Bhabarani Bose, the Principal is dedicated and is trying hard to bring some changes in the lives of these children. A teacher herself she runs the school along with two other teachers.
Since its adoption, SISK has been actively supporting the School. Apart from sponsoring the salary of the teachers, it also provides nutritious tiffin for the children. Over the years SISK has renovated the premises by getting the roof repaired, room painted and bought new furnitures. A small library too has been set up, story books donated and some building blocks and play material provided.
Every Saturday, members by rotation take classes. The focus is on spoken English, spelling and phonetics. Drawing, recitation and story telling is also done by our member.
Teachers' Day, Children's Day and World Literacy Day are observed at the School. On these days the teachers and children are treated with gifts and goodies.
Teachers are upgraded with new teaching method. They are also sponsored for Teachers’s training workshop.
Currently under this project, SISK sponsors the education of three girls and one boy, from the underprivileged society. Certificates of achievement and cash prizes are awarded to deserving students for successfully completing their board exams. The children are also encouraged to finish their studies
COMMUNICATION SKILLS & PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT (CSPD)
This project was started in July 2007, with 30 students. Our members take regular classes to improve their spoken English and impart soft skill training to develop their personality and improve their job opportunities.
Every year students are given novels to inculcate the habit of reading. Occasionally they are also treated with some good classic movies.
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