A basic health care facility will provide students, their families, and the surrounding communities with appropriate primary level care and preventive treatment. Locating a health center at the school will provide an opportunity to teach preventive health measures and family planning to students, parents and villagers.
Expansion of the current science curriculum and exhibition, will emphasize scientific thinking, environmental and ecological applications, and hands-on experimentation in order to address the growing demand for a broader understanding of the sciences. With the ever-increasing complexities of agricultural, environmental, and scientific issues, students need access to more resources to meet the challenges they and their communities face.
Multifaceted education and training will provide students with a livelihood in the fields of health, computers, food production, and crafts innovations. An understanding of safety, environmentally sound practices and co-operative work organizing will be included.
A computer training program will be established to enhance students’ opportunities and the school’s educational resources. Instruction in computer applications and internet will be offered.
A Language Lab will be developed to enhance the student’ mastery of various Indian languages and English beyond their foundational language of Kannada.
Theater & Creative Arts Unit
Theater has been a traditional means of conveying history, culture and religious texts throughout India. At Bapagrama, it will be used throughout the curriculum to provide alternative means for social investigation, critical reflection and to deepen learning.
This project will provide a home for women abandoned by their families. A dormitory-style building with kitchen facilities will be constructed and staffed by a social worker. The women will receive health care and participate as students and teachers with diverse life experiences in Bapagrama.