Mission Education, a transformative initiative supported by the Smile Foundation, has been successfully executed by the Kandhamal Zilla Sabuja Vaidya Sangathan in the
Daringbadi Block of Kandhamal District. The Remedial Education Programme, operating in Saringirpi Village, Marenji Village, and Padami Village, aims to provide educational support and opportunities for underprivileged children. This annual report encapsulates the achievements and activities of the programme over the past year.

1. Programme Overview:Total Students: 146

Education Centre Timings: Morning session (7:00 AM to 9:00 AM) and Evening session (4:30 PM to 6:00 PM) Centre Management: Local community members actively participate in managing the education centers, ensuring their smooth functioning.

2. Supporting Activities:

a) Teaching Learning Materials: Essential teaching aids and
learning materials, including textbooks, stationery, notebooks, are provided to enhance the quality
of education.

b) Health Check-up: Regular health check-ups address students’ health needs, ensuring prompt identification and treatment of any medical issues.

c) Experiential Learning Support: The programme promotes experiential learning through storytelling, arts and crafts, sports, and talent competitions, fostering holistic development.

3. Achievements:

a) Academic Progress: Commendable results in improving students’ academic performance through regular assessments and individual attention.
b) Increased Attendance: Flexible timings result in improved attendance rates, offering convenient morning and evening sessions.

c) Community Engagement: Active involvement of the local community fosters ownership and accountability, significantly contributing to the programme’s success.

d) Skill Development: The programme facilitates skill development through a diverse range of activities, empowering children beyond academics.

4. Challenges and the Way Forward:

Despite challenges like limited resources and infrastructure, ongoing efforts, backed by Smile Foundation and local community dedication, are addressing these issues. Plans include securing additional resources, improving infrastructure, and expanding the programme to benefit more underprivileged children.

5. Appreciation:

Heartfelt appreciation is extended to the Smile Foundation for their unwavering support. Recognition is given to the Kandhamal Zilla Sabuja Vaidya Sangathan, the local community, teachers, and volunteers for their commitment and hard work. Their collective efforts have positively impacted numerous children, paving the way for a brighter future.

In Conclusion:

The Remedial Education Programme under Mission Education, implemented by the Kandhamal Zilla Sabuja Vaidya Sangathan, has made significant strides in providing educational support to underprivileged children. Emphasizing academic progress, holistic development, and community engagement, the programme’s positive outcomes underscore the need for continued support and collective efforts to expand its reach and make a lasting impact on the lives of children in need. OMM:

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