Empowering Education In Tribal Locations
Global Relief Activities of Poor and Ecumenical Society (GRAPES) is a secular grass-root level social service voluntary organization, established in 2004 under the provision of Societies Registration Act 35 of 2001. The organization was formed with dedicated social workers with a view to help helpless rural community through various developmental activities. The birth of GRAPES is indeed are emotional response to the problems of illiteracy, ignorance, ill health, unemployment and medical and educational facilities etc. Hence GRAPES is formed with no-profit motive and dedicated to solve the identified problems.
Due to many reasons, including social taboo, inaccessibility, violent situations, child labour, assisting the parents to take care of toddlers and lack of awareness among the parents, the children of the village do not get a chance to go to school. The project aims to promote primary education of the poor tribal children. In addition to this, the project strives to improve the quality of formal education for children in the tribal belts of appapuram , tpnagar village. Promoting health and healthy practices among the rural tribal children is also a part of the project.
Now a days people in tribal are lack of awareness about population why because they don’t have an knowledge about giving birth to their new one for them has become an endless struggle to survive the families so, they sending their elder child work as a labor to earn and leading their lives still. Then the parent sending remaining younger to work in childhood stage on wards simply the parents cycling everyday to earn their daily bread. Lack of awareness about the importance of education in them grapes had interact those families with door to door campaign trying to bringing back to school life. Children dreams are very big.
Grapes had highly concentrating education dropouts in slums, rural, tribal & coastal area in the grass root level. Conducting awareness to their parents about education interacting with families everyday grapes conducting tuition on everyday basis with providing nutrition food.
Education gives zeal knowledge, better life , empowers his/her livelihood & social behavior in the society