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2015: turning point for education

education-after-2015-logo91This post has been written by Lucía Rodríguez, team leader of the Core Group of the GIAN Network for the Right to Quality Education.

When I used to study in collegue a literary generation was described as a group of writers bonded by certain a ideology and style in a concrete time period – fifteen years aproximately-. In 2000, fifteen years ago, the General Secretary of United Natios, Koffi Annan, would state to the world that we were the first generation capable of ending with the world poverty.

Mundgod Mission

karnakata_jesuitmissionThe Mundgod Mission is situated in Uthara Kannada district, in Karnataka state, in the southern part of India and covers 75 hamlets. In order to stop migration and help beneficiaries to earn their livelihood, the project has implemented several sustainable economic development activities. These activities include support for animal husbandry, brick making, de-silting village water tank, rearing fish, preparation of bio manure, flour mill, irrigation infrastructure, training in rope making, phenol preparation and so on. The project has also plans for creating marketing infrastructure to help beneficiaries earn justifiable profit and introduce scientific and sustainable techniques & practices in agriculture and animal husbandry

Morningstar Hostel

blocks_imageMorningstar Hostel is Cecilia’s original post-SASAC project. The 17 school-going children (at Morningstar) are the direct beneficiaries of the SOJASI Educational programmes. They are getting food, shelter, regular school education and vocational education and medical assistance. They had two-week training in SMVG system and oyster mushroom production at SOJASI centre during their winter holidays.

Training at SOJASI

stacks_image_0The SOJASI team gave two-week training to 17 young school-going students (Morningstar) on Square Meter Vegetable Gardening and oyster mushroom production.