Building five new classrooms and a computer lab

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Kotagiri, India

In 2008, we decided to partner with the Church of South India (C.S.I.) school, which serves nearly 850 students from 6th grade to the 12th grade. Many of the students in the school are the children of tea farm workers. The school explained to us that they needed more classrooms. We embarked on a project to build five new classrooms and a computer lab. We also raised funds to provide the classrooms with study desks and chairs.

How we helped

Kotagiri is a small town situated at an altitude of 5,800 feet in the picturesque Nilgiri region of Southern India. As a result of its optimal climate and rich top soil, this region produces high-quality black and green tea.

We have worked closely with the C.S.I. school representatives to ensure that the five classrooms, computer lab, and furniture provided meet their needs. The classroom, computers, and furniture will provide students with additional learning sources and help them gain access to an improved curriculum.


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