More than 750 children's libraries in government schools
Crisis: School is a gateway to knowledge and plays an important role in building up a love for reading. The school library is integral to this educational process. Encouraged at the right age, the children are sure to develop a love for books.
Programs: Govt. school students have neither purchasing power to buy books nor access to books. a) BREAD has set up many Children's Libraries in govt. schools during last 9 years which is their main program they are currently involved with. These libraries are updated with new books every year. b) They also organize scholarships for non-professional undergraduate and post graduate courses. Eligible students will be supported with an aid of Rs 6,000 per year. c) There is also a program where the NGO distributes prizes to students for best write-ups on library books read annually. 10 students from each school are awarded prizes.
Outcome: BREAD Society has successfully set 1024 Children's libraries, each library consisting of 650 books in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Over 4.5 lakh children access and read books from these libraries.
Income Rs62 lac
Expense Rs41 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018
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