Where are we now
We are in the process of establishing our own school to realize the full potential of the vision. In the meantime, here are the broad-level activities accomplished and planned in the near future:
- Registered as EK ASHA TRUST (Regd# 41131705998 / 2017) effective 20th July 2017 as a NOT FOR PROFIT organization at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
- Traveled across India visited over 20 alternate schools/learning centers to understand the education needs and effectiveness.
- Got trained on Holistic Education at Bhoomi College, Bangalore.
- Designed Thinking Classroom
- Developed curriculum for Computational Thinking. Classes are in progress, in a specially designed Thinking Classroom setup for Multi Age/Ability Group of students at the Unmukt Foundation Premises, Bhubaneswar.
- Partnership discussion with complementing NGOs.
- Infrastructure planning.
- Identification of fund sources (Donors, CSRs, Govt. Agencies... etc.).
- Team building activity (Identification and recruitment of volunteers, staff, teachers... etc.).
- Capacity and budget planning for 1+6 years.