S Mariam Kachhap

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Placed at:   Bokaro, Jharkhand

Education: Post Graduate diploma in Rural Development, Xavier Institute of Social Science, Ranchi

Prior work experience:

  • Worked with civil society organizations for more than five years in sectors of Community mobilization, women empowerment and Livelihood promotion at various capacities, As State Program Manager with “SAKHI” a grassroot organization in Bihar for three years, Program Support Officer at CARITAS INDIA and as Programme Fellow with Action Aid India respectively for a year

One key work during fellowship
Issue:

  • The deficit of teachers in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas is one of the major snag in imparting quality education.

What was done:

  • A pool of quality volunteers has been mobilised who impart subject knowledge & conduct practical sessions of Science in weekends at Kasturba Schools with intent of giving back society. The students facilitated and provided guidance to appear in technical entrance examination for good career perspective.These KGBVs are remotely located, transport support is mobilised from local industries.

Impact:

  • The subject knowledge of students has been improved and reflected in result of Board Examination. Pool of volunteers is created . Five girl students secured good ranking in technical entrance examination and got admission in polytechnic institutes.