Foundation for Education and Development (FED) is a public charitable trust established by 5 renowned educationists in the year 2000. FED runs a project called Doosra Dashak (DD) for holistic and integrated education of adolescents. Since inception, this project has been able to successfully engage with “out of school” adolescents through significant contributions to making the lives of young people from rural areas more productive and meaningful.
Doosra Dashak has also been addressing the learning needs of the school going adolescents belonging to the most marginalized communities, in remote rural areas. It envisions holistic and value based education as a means of harnessing the latent potential of the youth for working proactively as harbingers of social change.
DD now continues to look at ways to further develop its work to address the ever changing needs of young people in rural areas who exist on the periphery of education.
Combining its experiences with those of the MV Foundation, Hyderabad, and Lok Jumbish, Rajasthan, DD suggests that greater learning and inculcation of habits in persons in difficult circumstances takes place in residential education programme. A deliberate effort has been made in DD to draw learners from different religions and caste…
In addition to four months residential camp, a number of short duration training programmes are organized in Doosra Dashak
Follow-up of four months residential camps: During four months residential camps, Doosra Dashak’s emphasis is to make participants learn and internalize the concepts rather than on course completion. Therefore some curriculum…
A range of continuing education activities has been undertaken to enhance the capacities of adolescents who have completed the four-month residential education programme. It covers:
Short-term training programmes on specific themes ;
Self-learning through Ikhvelos, Dhani libraries and Jhola Pustakalaya;
Gyan Vigyan Kendras also a part of our Ikhvelos. Out…
Perhaps the greatest strength of the DD project is the confidence we have earned of the village community. In practical all the villages where we have been working for more than a year rural people have become our real partners - willing to involve themselves in activities which would have…
Doosra Dashak works closely with the following organization-
Rajashtna Adult Education Association, Jaipur
Nirantar, New Delhi
Doosra Dashak is an active partner in the following movements
Right To Information Campaign
One Billion Rising
Right To Education
Right To Hearing …
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Where we Work the year 2000, five renowned educationists started a public charitable trust named Foundation for Education and Development. The following year this trust started implementation of the project called Doosra Dashak (DD).The project which was initially started in Bap block (Jodhpur district) and Kishanganj block (Baran district) in June 2001 is now being implemented in approximately 1003 villages of 196 panchayats in 9 blocks of R ajasthan. Over the years, we have worked intensively with nearly 14537 adolescents as direct and 34578