Support to government schools by GVT para-teachers

(December 2012 to continue)

An initiative of Gram Vikas Trust, Bharuch supported by corporate and other donor organisations, in partnership with the District Education Department, Bharuch (Gujarat).

This project supports schools located in interior villages with number of teachers to address the situation where there is a shortage of adequate number of teachers affecting quality of education.

Government partner

Department of Primary Education at the district level (Bharuch).

Funding support by
  • Save the Children (December 2012 to March 2013)
  • Corporate donors (2013-2014)
  • Asha for Education, USA (2013-2014)
  • Vibha USA (2013-2014)
  • Give India (2014 to continue)
Project Goal
  • To improve enrolment, attendance and teaching-learning process in schools by providing qualified teachers in government schools where is a shortage of teaching staffs.
Specific Activities by
  • Liaising with district primary education department and identifying schools which are in need of qualified teachers.
  • Raising funds for the teachers’ salaries, and recruiting qualified teachers.

About 60 schools located in interior villages of Bharuch district, where the schools have shortage of teaching staffs.


The project has directly benefitted more than 5,000 girls and boys so far, and continuing.


More than Rs. 25,00,000/- so far. (Approximate cost per child per year: Rs. 500/-).


Started in 2012, the project continues, and donor’s support is welcome to meet the requirements of the interior tribal and rural village schools.