Christel House works to break the cycle of poverty and build self-sufficient, contributing members of society. It provides K–12 education, a character Read more development programme, regular healthcare, nutritious meals, guidance counselling, career planning, family assistance, and support related to college and career.
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100% of students passed 10th-grade exams, 100% of students receive healthcare, 98% of students passed graduate exams, 9 out of 10 graduates pursue higher education.
It provides education to children who come from underprivileged families and cannot afford the same under normal circumstances.
The medium of education is English, while Hindi and Kannada are also part of the curriculum. The holistic educational system includes an arts program which helps students express their emotions, music classes that are initiated at a young age along with a computer training course which starts in Grade 1. Christel House also rewards a group of outstanding students with a trip to Goa where its sponsors, the Karma Royal Group, reserve the Royal Goa Beach Club exclusively for the children’s enjoyment.
Character Development Programme
It works to develop its students' characters. As a result, students care for their families and communities and have a desire to make a positive contribution to society. Its students have petitioned government officials to provide better sanitation, recycle waste materials, fed the homeless, visited nursing homes and cleaned up their neighbourhoods.
College & Careers Programme
Christel House Bangalore provides help with board exams, such as the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) at the tenth-grade level and the Pre-University Certificate (PUC) of the Karnataka State Education Board, equivalent to twelfth-grade.
JIVA, its career guidance program, helps students make informed choices regarding their future education and career paths. It helps exceptional students secure scholarships and find ways to support their career objectives.
Community Outreach Programme
It works with parents, conducting regular parent-teacher workshops, involving parents in their child's development, and creating a parent-teacher team to work together for the best interests of the child. Medical professionals offer community programs on hygiene and illness prevention. Through its partnership with ACCEPT, an NGO that educates people about HIV & AIDS.
It has also established a community awareness programme and has helped more than 40 parents secure employment. Additionally, a thrift movement teaches parents the importance and habit of saving. Instead of money, parents are asked to contribute to their children's education by volunteering 40 hours annually at the school, assisting with gardening, cooking, and laundry services.
Health & Nutrition Programme
It partners with M.S. Ramaiah Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore, to provide regular medical examinations, and all children are immunized according to WHO standards. New students undergo a physical exam to identify malnutrition or any other ailments. All the students are provided with breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack with milk, in order to provide more than 80% of a child’s daily calorific needs since most students do not receive proper nutrition at home.
In addition, It provides showers and a laundry where uniforms are washed and ironed weekly, as many children do not have access to soap and running water at home. Additionally, a physical education programme promotes health and wellness leading the children to achieve awards at the annual interstate athletic competitions.
Christel House India (Bangalore) Bellahalli Road, (Off Hennur Road) Kannur Post - Via Bagalur Bangalore East
West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi
Type & Sub Type
Section 8 (formerly Section 25)