Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A

Project Name:- Construction of new school building & playground.



Project contact information

Asha contact


Shri. P.S.Dalvi, Vice-chairman.




Shri. P.S.Dalvi, Vice-chairman.




C\O, Shri. B.V.Dalvi,

4\131,Nirmal Nagar,

MHB Colony,Bandra (East),
















Part 1:Information about your group/organisation

Please feel free to attach any additional sheets and/or information such as brouchers, press reports etc.




1. Name of the group/or organisation requesting funds.


      Vilawade (Tal:-Sawantawadi) Gramonnati Mandal , Mumbai..




2. When was the group established?


      03 Nov 1956.





















Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A


3. Briefly describe the motivation for starting this group.

      We would like to introduce our institute & its activities to you and hope to get

some substantial financial assistance for proposed new school building & preparation of playground.

Ours is a small village situated far interior from the main stream of urban population with a view to provide basic education & other facilities to this backward village named Vilawade, Tal-Sawantawadi ,Dist-Sindhudurg .45 years ago, a modest beginning was made by organizing ourselves in the above named small institution. During the course of last 45 years ago, we have built up one modern school building(clay walls) that is catering the need of this backward population. With the passage of time, hot awakening has taken place & the strength of the students swelled like anything. Our only one building premises became inadequate to accommodate the increasing student population. Besides imparting education we encourage bright students by awarding merits awards for securing 1st, 2nd, 3rd ranks in their respective classes. Every year we are also finding a donor for providing textbooks, school-uniforms, notebooks for the poor backward students. Our institution belongs enough land more than 04 acres (04 acres & 31 guntha) surrounding by natural beauty.

Higher education facilities being merge around, we have decided to extend facilities further by providing additional school building Laboratory, Library, Sports-room, Office-room, Staff-room & big playground on Taluka level etc.

From 1980-81 academic year we have started secondary school by name Raja Shivaji Vidhyalaya Vilawade. At present Government of Maharashtra issued a grant to our school teaching staff & non-teaching staff, now our goal is to develop our school into junior college, but for this purpose, our institution is facing financial problem. The above fact is to help to restrict the urban students from migrating to cities thus preventing them from taking hard strained. Hence we appeal to you to help for this noble cause by extending financial help generously.



4. Briefly describe the aims of your group.


      Our institution aim is to develop our school building & playground, ,extend the educational facilities upto junior college with advanced teachng.


5. Does your group have any relegious or political affiliation?If yes, please describe the type of affiliation and the reason for it.




6. What non-education related community development activities is your group involved in?


      Our institution is giving a free education to non-educated related community like Harijan & many such other backward classes. Possibly sometimes provide them with textbooks, notebooks & school-uniform etc.


7. Does your organisation have FCRA clearance from the indian government? This is requered for you to receive foreign funds.







Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A


Part2:Details about your educational project/s


8. List the school/s run by your group, and their location. If you are requesting funds for only a few of several schools, please specify which one/s.



Location: At-Vilawade Tal-Sawantawadi,

Dist-Sindhudurg (State-Maharashtra).




9. Location of school/s

Urban Rural Other_______

10. Specify the type of education provided (e.g. basic literacy, vocational training etc.)


      Basic literacy.



11. Please tell us about your teaching techniques(conventional vs alternative.)





12 .What is the literacy rate in your local community?





13. Describe the socio-economic background of the children and their parents (e.g. education, occupational).If any of your students are employed ,please tell us about that as well.


      Children and parents are not well educated. Most of them are agricultural farmer .No students are employed. Some of ex-student are employed in big cities like Mumbai ,Poona, etc.















Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A

14. What is the admission criteria for the students to join your school? How many children attend your school currently? What is your boy : girl ratio? What is your teacher : student ratio?


      Admission criteria 7th std passed.

1.5 teacher for one division.

STD Boys Girls Total Teacher Head-Master

8th A 17 22 39

8th B 24 15 39 3 1

9th A 19 20 39

9th B 14 22 36 3 7

10th 24 25 49 1 _

98 104 202 8


15. In addition to education, does your group provide any other services to the children in your school(e.g. food, health care, clothing etc.)?


      Financial condition of institution is not so good as to provide food, health-care, clothing etc. But one donar, Shri. Chandrakant. R.. Dalvi provides school uniforms to the poor students every academic year. His declaration is enclosed.



16. How do you perceive that education will improve the lives of children in your village?


      The education change humans life is a fact. Educated person read, write & think of good idea. Educated children improved their studies & get the knowledge of village, state and country. In the world due to education, the children are going in the big cities and getting good job in the offices or any big manufacturing company. They earn more, they learn many advanced techniques which obiviously, raised their standard of living high. And all this is possible because of education. Thus, this is the major difference between educated and non-educated children. Hence we assured that due to hard-working and gaining better facilities these students not only gain their high morale but also get an opportunity to show their mental- ability, skills etc to the outside world.






















Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A


17. Does your school have:

Its own building(s): Yes No Number__________

Number and type of classroom (e.g. Pukka):08


Yes No Yes No



Chairs & Table Toys


Drinking water Library



Laboratory Computers



Playground Teaching aids

(e.g. books/slates)






18. What is the age group of children currently enrolled in your school(s)?


      12 to 16.



19. How many staff are employed at your schools?


      Teachers:-08 Minimum qualification:- B.A.B.Ed ; BSc.B.Ed

Other staff:-05


20. Average distance the children travel to attend your school:- 5 kms.


21. Please answer this if your school has existed for atleast 5 years. How many children have gone through your program in the past five years and what are they doing currently? Please tell us about their future education possibilities. How will you visualise their future employment possibilities?


Students Passed Percentage

March 1998 55 30 54.54%

March 1999 41 19 46.34%

March 2000 56 29 51.78%

March 2001 45 31 64.58%

March 2002 44 31 65.95%



Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A



22. Do you help your student with their future education efforts after they have passed out of your school? If so please describe your efforts.


      Obiviously, we are motivated to the student in their future education. We cannot help them financially but we morally support them in their future education after they had passed out from our school.


23. Are there any other schools (Kindergarden/Balwadi, Elementary school, High school) in the area? If so please list the schools and the range of the classes each of them offers.


      Balwadi & Primary education school from 1st to 7th standard. Varnacular provided by the State Government of the country (Z.P).



24. Is your program different from that provided at these school? Please explain.


      Yes. Our school had provided education from standard 8th to 10th (Secondary Education).



25.Why are the children in your school/s not attending government /others school in the local area?


      There are no Government schools in our area.



26. Do you try to involve the parents of the children in the running of the school (e.g. in setting the syllabus etc.)? Please specify.


      No. Syllabus is already approved by the Education Department of the State Government, so

question does not arise.



27. What are your expansion plans for the future (e.g. adding more classes or schools)? How do you see your school impacting the village five years from now?


      Our expansion plan is that adding more classes to the school & start the advanced education for the children e.g. Computer, Tailoring, Small Scale Industrial Training etc, so that after getting this education , children would not move from the village. They will start their own business & become self- independent. If our children get advanced teaching in the school, definitely our children will improve the standard of the village in all respect e.g. farming, industrial aspects, living standard, transportation, education etc.










Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A


28. Any additional details you would like to provide to us.


      Yes, Our clay wall school building is now near about 20 years old & have to be repaired. Our school is granted by the State Govervment. Pay & allowances paid by the State Government to school Staff. Due to lack of advance teaching we cannot produced a bright student. We were getting some amount from the government earlier as non-salary grant as 12% of the total payment per year of the school staff. This amount was first spend for purchasing school items, science laboratory practical instruments, stationary etc. by the institution & then putup the claim to the government for re-imbursed. But, since last 04 years government stop this scheme due to financial problem. Therefore, our institution burden now has been increased to provide these items to the school every year. Institution have no income source permanently & try to borrow some amounts from the members of the institution on refund basis for the above activities.



29. Do you have any suggestions for us?


      Yes, If yours convenient, we appeal to you to help this noble cause by extending financial help

generously. Any further information, if needed, shall be gladly submitted.


30. If possible, please provide us with contact information of two individuals from your community who can describe the impact of your program.


1. Name: Shri B.V. Dalvi

Address: 4/131,MHB Colony,

Nirmal Nagar,

Bandra (East),


Phone: 022-26475446


2. Name: Shri P.S. Dalvi

Address: 15/6,Shantilal compound,kherwadi,

Bandra (East),


Phone: 022-26558195


31. Asha for education requires reports from its projects every six months to continue funding.

Please provide the contact information for the person from your group who will be responsible for these reports.


Name: Shri. P.S. Dalvi

Address: 15\6, Shantilal compound, kherwadi

Bandra (east),


Phone: 022-26558195




Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A


Part 3: Financial details

Please feel free to attach any information such as annual reports ,budgets etc.


32. What sources fund your groups activities at present? List the sources and the current and future funding from each of them. If these funds are meant for a specific part of groups activities, please describe those restrictions.


      Our institution has no permanent source of income. Therefore, our institution take some

Entertainment program of drama on tickets collecting funds on donation receipt books from the surrounding people in the city like Mumbai & village. At present we proposed to show one drama show at village on tickets in the month of May 2003 with the help of institution of village people. Annual report of the institution is submitted separately.


33. Please provide us with details of your projected budget for the next three years:



Recurring costs

Fixed costs




12,00,000 Rs


12,00,000 Rs





12,00,000 + 7% @ per year


12,84,000 Rs





12,84,000 + 10% @ per year


14,12,400 Rs


34. Salary expenditure details:



Salary Range


89,369 /- Rs

Paid Staff


26,396 /- Rs



35. Please provide details of the fixed costs of your school/s for the next three years.


Year (s)

Recurring cost

Fixed cost


12,00,000 Rs

12,00,000 Rs


12,00,000 + 7% @ per year

12,84,000 Rs


12,84,000 + 10% @ per year

14,12,400 Rs


36. How many of your students pay school fees? Please provide details.


      8th 11 students

9th 07 students

10th Nil



Asha for education,Austin Chapter

Student Organisation Centre Box 319,

1 University Station A6220, Austin TX 78712, U.S.A




37. What amount are you requesting from Asha, and for what specific purpose?




One time/Annual


Construction of school Building

& Development of play ground.





One time











Vilawade (Tal-Sawantwadi) Gramonnati Mandal, Mumbai




Date:-26 Dec 2002.