by: Samantha Kennedy,Programme Intern – University of Ottawa
This past month I had the incredible opportunity to visit Haliyal to observe and assist with some of
the learning and livelihood projects CHerYsh Trust implement in the surrounding rural communities.
Through my involvement in the learning facilitator training, the Shiksha inspections and the
Shiksha evaluation pilot project, I was able to gain valuable insights on project management in
» Read more about: My Time in Haliyal »
• Village neighbourhood learning spaces
• Young women from the community are selected and trained as Learning Facilitators for the Shikshas
• Nurtures all round development through academics, sports ,arts and nutritious snack
• Benefits more than 1000 children in 37 Shikshas across 26 villages
The CherYsh Shiksha- After School Learning Centres target all-round development of children through quality support to their learning needs. The goal of the CherYsh Shikshas is to encourage village neighbourhood learning spaces: the home of a community member,
» Read more about: CherYsh Shiksha – After School Learning Centres »
Sequence of trainings by Meghshala Foundation on the use of digital modules and teaching methods
Learning Facilitators were taught the use of the Meghshala App on tablets
Using fun active group activities to encourage learning
Creating a positive environment for the students to learn in
Understanding the capacities of the students and enabling steady learning
To start the academic year, a sequence of training session for our Learning Facilitators were
held in partnership with The Meghshala Foundation.
» Read more about: Learning Facilitator Training »
If you asked me what I thought I’d be doing during my first week in India, I can assure you the answer would not have been participating in the 5K Majja run or ‘fun’ run of the TCS World 10K marathon. Throughout the years I have taken up running periodically, but am incredibly out of practice right now. Regardless of my physical capabilities, I was excited for the opportunity to help fundraise and run for a good cause!
» Read more about: Exploring Bangalore at the TCS World 10K “Majja Run” »
2019 is CherYsh’s fifth year at the TCSWorld 10 K, Bangalore’s premiere 10 Km Run, which
serves as a platform for us to spread awareness about and garner support for the work we do.
People from diverse back grounds have supported CherYsh in the past years.This includes
Students, Professionals, Senior Citizens, Homemakers, Families , Kids and Learning Facilitators
of CherYsh Shikshas and a bunch of Volunteers from India and abroad.
» Read more about: #SheRunsHerFuture – CherYsh @ TCS 10K 2019 »