CherYsh brings learning, skills and livelihood opportunities closer to home for rural girl children and women in the villages of Haliyal in North Karnataka.
Work and Achievements
CherYsh is a registered non-profit organization that that strives to enhance learning avenues for girl children, and livelihood opportunities for resource-poor women in rural India.
Vision: To transform the rural girl child’s life from early learning to sustainable livelihood.
Mission: To nurture the holistic development of rural girl children and women into economic self-sufficiency through knowledge, skills, and tools.
Values: Integrity, Empowerment, Transparency, Inclusivity
The CherYsh framework for change relies on systemic interventions to improve the quality of living for girls and women in rural India. The framework captures three dimensions of a girl’s journey from Learning to Livelihood. CherYsh implements programs along these three dimensions - early learning (EDUCATE), skills and vocational training (PREPARE), and livelihoods (SECURE).
In 2015-16 CherYsh began direct implementation of the Shiksha and Community Kitchen projects, and between 2015-2018, CherYsh covered:
- 31 Shikshas, 31 Learning Facilitators, 18 Trainee Learning Facilitators and enrollments of over a 1000 children.
- CherYsh runs 2 Community Kitchens, and established 1 Central Kitchen.
- 10 Nursing Scholars being supported.
- 80 women are learning skills for livelihoods, and 62 are earning a livelihood.
CherYsh’s mission to EDUCATE rural children has led to the drive - Adopt-A-Shiksha@Rs. 80,000 per year.
A team from Haliyal, and the Youth Cares team, along with other runners are rallying to support CherYsh.
FIELD TEAM - from rural Haliyal - 2 staff members, 4 Learning Facilitators and 4 Shiksha children
YOUTH TEAM - Young, enthusiastic student teams from Bangalore are joining the run to raise funds for nutritional mid-day snacks to be served to over a 1000 Shiksha children round the year. Please read more at www.cherysh.org
Fund Utilisation Statement
Funds raised will be used for covering the expenditure of running and developing Shikshas . The cost covers the Learning Facilitators stipend, infrastructure, learning materials including a Tablet, operational expenditures and a daily nutritious snack to the children