Kumarappa Gram Swaraj Sansthan - KIGS Brick Lane Project

  • Provide education to 900 children of the migrant workers in the Chaksu region of Jaipur that have been excluded from the mainstream education system. ASHA is funding the operation and growth of 5 schools over a period 3 years.
  • Project Type Non-formal Educational Centers in rural Rajasthan. Supported by Asha since October 2015
  • More details on this project - budget documents and a recent visit summary - can be found on the Asha Website
The Kumarappa Gram Swaraj Sansthan (KIGS) is focused on empowering underprivileged community members through realistic, innovative and sustainable interventions on a grassroots level in order to promote self-governance. KIGS gives priority to women, children and socio-economically stratified citizens - including scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, and small, marginal farmers. Through holistic development practices, KIGS directly contributes to the creation of a more secure, equitable and prosperous India. KIGS Brick Lane Project is working with the migrant worker community to help provide education to their children in the Chaksu Area, Jaipur. There are close to 900 children of the kiln workers ranging from 4 to 10 years along with ~1000 adults. Literacy rate among this populations is ~10%. Goal is to provide education to this group that have been excluded from the mainstream education system and develop tools to enable this community to support the full participation of children in their education.

KIGS Brick Lane Project is working with the migrant worker community to help provide education to their children in the Chaksu Area, Jaipur. There are close to 900 children of the kiln workers ranging from 4 to 10 years along with ~1000 adults. Literacy rate among this populations is ~10%. Goal is to provide education to this group that have been excluded from the mainstream education system and develop tools to enable this community to support the full participation of children in their education.