““Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
- Nelson Mandela
Basic Maths Learning Program (BELP)
The Basic Mathematics Learning Program aims to impart Basic mathematics skills to the children of an NGO via online platforms to develop and strengthen basic Maths competencies through volunteer system.
Basic English Learning Program (BELP)
The Basic English Learning Program is a 10- module course designed to help students from less-privileged backgrounds in Jamshedpur to improve their English speaking skills. The volunteers are students of XLRI.
Basic Computer Learning Program (BCLP)
The Basic Computer Learning Program started in 2007 as an outcome of XLRI’s Village Exposure Program. BCLP is a 10-module course designed to impart basic computer knowledge to students from less-privileged backgrounds. The program uses the Computer Lab facilities of XLRI and is delivered over weekends.
Tarapore Young Leader's Fellowship Program
The Tarapore Young Leaders’ Fellowship Program is a mentorship program conducted in collaboration with Tarapore School in which 16 students are selected from various schools across Jamshedpur and mentored by Team SIGMA-oikos. The students work with government schools in nearby villages to implement sustainable solutions for problems like infrastructure, pedagogy etc.
The theme for 2019-20 was- Rural Nutrition based on the UN Sustainable Development Goal- “End hunger, achieve food security & nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”, and was done in collaboration with SEEDS.
Tarang: An Extracurricular Initiative
This initiative is aimed at developing the interest of students in various extracurricular activities in order to aid their overall development. Students are taught Art & Craft, Singing, Dance, and Chess every Sunday and the course is spread over 6 weeks.
The first edition of the initiate was a grand success with a participation of around 70 kids for a period of eight weeks.
This is a legal literacy program aimed at providing necessary basic legal information to local rural people to help them understand their legal rights. Role-plays and skits are used as a medium for raising awareness. It is conducted across villages in Jharkhand.