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Educate a poor tribal child

Campaign by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)

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Mansingh Soren is from Gopalpur village in Odisha. Mansingh lost his father and his mother works as a daily wage worker. With the meager income, it was very difficult for his mother to provide for his education. So, his mother admitted him in KISS. With guidance and care, Mansingh started a new life. He concentrated in his studies and does well in academics. Mansingh is now in class 7. Looking at his interest in Kho-kho, he was encouraged by his coach. Mansingh participated in the Under 14 State level Kho-Kho meet where everyone appreciated his performance. He now looks forward to his future and hopes to join the army. Your support can help poor tribal children like Mansingh achieve a better future.

About The Program

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) is in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Its aim is to liberate underprivileged tribal children to come out of the bondage of ignorance and illiteracy. The illiteracy problem is further compounded by the high dropout rate in higher education which results in child labor, child marriages, and ill-health. KISS has reached out to 20,000 children from 62 tribes of Odisha. The main objective is to develop into a center of learning for the poorest of the poor sections of the society with a focus on formal and livelihood education and scope for all-round development. KISS is the largest residential institute for the tribals in the world, providing free accommodation, food, healthcare, education vocational training and a job after completion of education. To achieve this, KISS needs to employ qualified and empathetic teachers. By supporting the teachers' you will play a huge part in the education of tribal children.

About The NGO

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) is a 25-year-old organization that was founded in Orissa as a residential tribal school with the objective of providing quality education to the tribal children to help them overcome poverty and injustice. Considering education akin to providing eyesight to the blind, the founder of the institution rode on a mission to eradicate poverty and empower the destitute sections of the society through education and sustainable livelihood preserving the tribal heritage, culture, and values. The efforts of their strong workforce of 927 full-time staff and 1295 volunteers quickly gained momentum and started transforming the tribal areas with a student strength of crossing 25,000 and over 10000 meals served daily. KISS was bestowed as one of the Top 10 in India and Ranked 223rd amongst the Best 500 NGOs in the World by the NGO Advisor. Further, it was also awarded the Platinum level Certification by the Guide star India for its Documentation, Financial transparency and Compliance. KISS has persistently strived to become a preferred center of learning for the poor indigenous sections of the society with their focus on formal education aimed at providing sustainable livelihood and scope for holistic development.

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Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)

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Rohit Nair

Rohit Nair

Organiser

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