As the title implies the Swachh Vidyalaya Project aims to provide Hygienic and Clean School to the children studying in it, which is as a part of Robert Bosch’s CSR activities with the partnership of RAAC in the adopted schools of Robert Bosch. As reference to “Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya – 2014” by the ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India the Project aims provide clean drinking water, clean and hygienic toilet facilities separately for boys and girls in the school and Hand wash area. Through this the health, attendance, learning outcomes, healthy physical learning environment and participation of the children can be enhance which will reduce the dropout rate and malnutrition of the students. The main scope of RAAC is to support the execution of the project, vendor management and fund management.
Model School Development Project
The Model school Project is an ongoing project which is a joint initiative by Robert Bosch Engineering and business Solutions Private Limited and RAAC under Robert Bosch’s CSR Activities. The Robert Bosch has selected and adopted 8 Government Primary schools in Kondaiyampalayam, VarathaiyangarPalayam, Keeranathan, Idikarai, Athipalayam, Vellamadai, Vilankurichi, and Vaiyampalayam for this Model school project. The main objective of this initiative is to build a strong foundation for primary school children and make the school a model for all Government Schools and to provide a platform that encourages and motivates children to come regularly to school which will boost the Academic levels and sense of wellness. The Execution of the Project, Vendor Management and the Fund Management is carried out by RAAC.
Sports for development and Robert Bosch CSR Annual Day 2017
In 2016, Robert Bosch adopted 11 Primary Government School in Coimbatore, with an intention of converting them into a Model School. Volunteers visit these schools every week to teach English, Maths, Science, Computers and to conduct various events on special occasions.
To celebrate the work done and distribute prizes to children, ‘The CSR Annual Day 2017’ a joint programme along with Robert Bosch CSR were organized, mainly to recognize and reward all those students who have achieved excelled in sports and other activities.
On 11th March 2017, over 1000 students from 16 Schools in and around Saravanampatti and Keeranathan villages gathered at the Bosch campus. The annual day began with volunteers picking up all the children, providing snacks and energizing them for the day that followed. Simple games, magic shows and other performances were conducted which truly delighted all the children. A song sung by the children of the Government Blind School, on the “Beautiful Colors of Life” truly touched everyone and filled them with gratitude. Lunch was served to everyone. The participated schools and the children were awarded on basis of their attendance, artistic talents, sports skills etc. The day came to an end with the distribution of goodie bags to the children. RAAC planned and organized the events.