Bharti Foundation celebrates Gandhi Jayanti through Swacchta Initiatives

by bhartifoundation admin October 7, 2020 0

Over 3000 children from 183 Satya Bharti Schools participated in various virtual events and activities; 1830 students took the virtual Swacchhta oath

October 4, 2020: Bharti Foundation is taking initiatives to ensure that students continue to grow holistically, whilst being at home. On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, virtual cultural festivals were organised across Satya Bharti Schools and partner Government Schools under the Satya Bharti Quality Support Program. The program’s highlight was the focus on Swacchta wherein 1830 students were made members of the School Sanitation committee and they took the virtual Swacchhta oath to encourage students for taking necessary steps and action to ensure a cleaner environment Various cultural activities and competitions were conducted for students.

During the last six months, teachers across these schools have been making extraordinary efforts to ensure that not only the students but their parents were virtually connected. The course curriculum continues while children stay at home; initiatives for increasing morale, promoting special occasions and ensuring an overall growth whilst being at home are also being taken up.

A virtual celebration on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti was organised to create an uplifting, engaging and joyous day for the students and teachers. The schools were decorated and art work made by the children during the previous years’ celebrations were also put up to welcome teachers to a lively school environment while the students stayed at home.

Speaking on the decorations at the school, Ms Hemlata Yadav, Head Teacher, Satya Bharti School, Mohanpura said, “It was indeed a pleasant surprise to be welcomed by a decorated school. It felt as if we were walking into a happy and lively school, even though we miss the children and the chirpiness. Through these decorations, we relived the memories of Gandhi Jayanti celebrations from previous years.”

Over 3000 Students from 183 Satya Bharti Schools across 10 districts and students from 565 Government Schools (Partner schools under the Satya Bharti Quality Support Program as well as non-partner schools) enthusiastically participated in virtual activities including drawing, poster making, essay writing, cleanliness at home, painting, slogan writing, quiz competitions and so on and so forth. The spirit of celebrations and festivities was brought closer to the children while they stayed at home.

Speaking about the Gandhi Jayanti activities,  Diya Shama, student of Class 5 from Satya Bharti School, Gomla said, “While I miss going to school and meeting my friends and teachers, these online competitions helps us feel connected and keeps the competitive spirit in us alive.”

Mitigating the challenges posed by the current COVID 19 situation, Bharti Foundation has been conducting various training initiatives to promote and enhance the quality of teaching and learning in rural schools especially in the area of home mentoring.

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  • To support School Heads / Principals and strengthen the curriculum planning, delivery and class room transaction process for improved effectiveness.
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