753 Mehedibag, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Reaching Out of School Children (ROSC) Phase-2 (Urban Slam Children Education)

BITA is working on child rights ground from the beginning of the organization. Education is one of the fundamental rights of the children. BITA is implementing en education program for out of school children from 2017 by the financial support of ministry of Primary and Mass education, Bangladesh Gov’t and World Bank al so the technical support of Save the Children International. The program is for the Urban Slum Children who are not engaged with primary education of main stream. The name of the program is “Reaching Out- Of- School Children (ROSC), phase-II. The aim of the project is to ensure standard education and to resist drop out of slum area’s school going children. Through this project totally fifty thousand under privileged children, age group of 8-14 years, are getting education. BITA has established 40 Ananda schools at 21 wards of Chittagong City Corporation area. About 5650 children are getting primary education from these school. The children are getting education by accelerated model syllabus. They are acquiring books, education materials, exam fees, uniform and shoe free. They also getting education allowance as inspiring to continue the education. Children will receive education from Grade-I to Grade-V. They will appear in the PECE examination as Grade-V completion. The infrastructure of the school campus is consist on 4/5/6 rooms. There is 1 Child Club in every school for the recreational and mental refreshment. It is an innovative initiative of this program.The activities of the Child Club are painting, drama practicing, story book reading, singing, dancing etc. Teachers are appointed from the catchment areas.