Foundation for Education and Development(FED) is a public charitable trust established by five renowned educationists in the year 2000. In June 2001, FED started its field programme, Doosra Dashak, which literally means the second decade.
The programme started with financial support from the Tata Education Trust in two blocks of Rajasthan, namely Bap and Kishanganj in Jodhpur and Baran districts respectively. It is has been implemented in 1004 revenue villages of 193 panchayats in 9 blocks of 7 districts of Rajasthan. Over the years, we have worked intensively with 79263 adolescents.
FED is managed by a Board of Trustees comprising eminent academicians, administrators, and educationists. The Board of Trustees of FED has constituted an Executive Committee for management of the Doosra Dashak project and has delegated to it full administrative and financial powers with regard to Doosra Dashak . The Managing Trustee of the FED is also the chair of the Executive Committee and is responsible for policy and programmes.
The approach and strategies of DD include:
Thematic Area of Organisation work in :
Where We Work Doosra Dashak Project in implemented in 9 blocks of 7 districts of Rajasthan, covering 1004 villages of 193 Panchayats. The nine blocks differ in geographical conditions and are inhabited by diverse communities. Hence, implementation of the project takes into account the diversity and contextual.
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