Play-based learning through activities and digital medium across 37 Govt and 3 budget private schools in Karnataka
Work and Achievements
Headstreams focuses on opportunities for human development with an emphasis on poverty reduction. The organisation has been facilitating development of women through 32 Self-Help Groups (SHGs) with a membership of over 500 members. 1200 women have been provided with entrepreneurship and skill development training leading to facilitation of 179 livelihood units. Headstreams has also conducted various awareness programs on issues related to health, domestic violence and social security schemes (150 pensions were facilitated for the unorganised sector and 350 applications filed through RTE).The organisation has also conducted a program on 21st century skills (with focus on Digital Literacy, Life Skills and Communicative English) for 4 different batches of women.
The organisation’s initiative with children focuses on positive mental health through various activities such as the Tackle Caravan (a weekend program on creative learning and positive mental health reaching out to more than 1350 students), Tackle Fest (an annual event for high school children in partnership with colleges covering more than 750 students) and the Tackle Summer Camps (conducted during the summer vacation in three different locations with participation of more than 240 children per year).
The youth initiatives include employment training, conducting certificate courses and structured internships for students from colleges. The organisation’s rural initiative has focussed on forming Village Development Committees (VDCs), total sanitation campaign (Swachcha Grama), reviving sub-centres to promote health, livestock and dairy development and NREGA promotion.
Fund Utilisation Statement
To set up exploratory, learning spaces for children and youth from under-served and marginalised communities using playful learning approach. The space would cater to the learning and livelihood needs of participants from rural India.