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About PAB

PAB (PadhoaurBadho)




PAB is one of the leading projects by AROH Foundation which aimed at providing equal opportunity in education to every child in India. PAB is a GAIL- CSR initiative to provide care and preparatory education to out of school children between 5-14 years of age and to admit them in formal education system. This project targeted underprivileged kids belonging to slums of Delhi NCR. The project adopted holistic approach for family wellbeing.

Why PAB
• Build and strengthen our human resource by giving equal educational opportunities to underprivileged kids.
• Save children from child labour and exploitative situations
• Address the Millennium Development Goal - 2
• Alleviate poverty as child grows into a responsibly earning citizen

Process & Approach
• Awareness building, mobilization & enrollment
• Child centric teaching & value education
• Events & activities, talent & creativity
• Festival & cultural celebration for unity & integration
• Parental counseling
• Preparing affidavits and documents needed for admission
• Admission to MCD, govt. & private schools
• Tracking of mainstream children

Important Components
• Capacity building of teacher and staff
• Robust MIS and web portal
• Parental counseling and admission formalities
• Publications and report
• Networking and volunteer support
• Strong admin mechanism and monitoring

Innovative Features
• Educators and mobilisers from the community
• Building community support and rapport
• Engaging children in creative activities
• Completion of admission formalities
• Regular follow up of child education in schools
• GARIMA skill trainings of mothers
• Doorstep learning

Sustainability Components
• Support from schools for evening session
• Community support
• Parental counseling for long term success
• GARIMA for mothers
• Networking to generate extra support
• Long term support from GAIL

Achievements
• More than 35,000 out-of-school children covered so far.
• More than 7,000 enrolled in schools till date.
• 100 per cent enrolment achieved in some slums/parts
• Dovetailing of GARIMA resulted in more than 1500 women being skilled for better income opportunities.
• More than 300 girls and women getting empowered, gainfully employed with PAB.
• Holistic development of PAB children