Atul Foundation 2019-20

11 Operational highlights During 2019-20, Atul Foundation Trust (AFT) undertook the following projects: Education Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~ Allan Bloom No. Project Location Implementing agency Impact 01. Infrastructure in Kalyani Shala Atul (Gujarat) Atul Kelavani Mandal Provided better infrastructure facility to 1,802 students of Kalyani Shala 02. Improvement of quality of education in primary schools through Atul Adhyapika project 91 villages (Gujarat) AFT Imparted education by 106 Atul Adhyapikas in 105 primary schools in rural areas 03. Education support to children of salt pan workers Patdi (Gujarat) Gantar Trust Supported 30 children of salt pan workers to prepare for SSC board examination 04. Capacity building of teachers** Atul , Dharampur (Gujarat) AFT  Trained 125 teachers in innovative teaching methods  Trained 125 primary school teachers on child safety 05. Education infrastructure in a tribal school Pardi (Gujarat) Shree Vallabh Seva Kendra Provided better facilities for education to 180 tribal children 06. Manuscript preservation Ahmedabad (Gujarat) L D Bhartiya Sanskruti Vidyamandir Provided support to digitalise over 80,000 rare manuscripts 07. Books on Indian culture Jaipur (Rajasthan) Prakrit Bharati Academy Published four books promoting traditional knowledge and culture 08. Kit of essential items** Atul (Gujarat) AFT Provided kits of essential items to 125 children raised by single parents | relatives 09. School development in tribal area Chondha (Gujarat) AFT Provided guidance and technical support to develop a tribal school to beneft 205 students **Initiative to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Mr Kasturbhai Lalbhai