Ek Prayaas is a Non-Profit Organization registered under The West Bengal Society’s Act. It is a project, which envisions in bringing social and economic transformation by educating the less fortunate children among the various communities of Kolkata. It is an effort to support, educate and develop the lives of under privileged children presently living in the slums of Kolkata. We provide breakfast and lunch free of cost at school. The school also focuses on extra-curricular activities like sports, theatre and vocational training programs for the children. We strive to transform the lives of these children engaged in child-labour, into children who will grow to become economically independent, well-rounded and enterprising adults, and have a positive impact on the social environment around them. With this in mind, Ek Prayaas has a mission to be a role model school that extends "literacy into learning".
We introduce ourselves as a Primary School providing education to the children from economically backward families of Kolkata since the last 12 years. Currently, we have student strength of more than 200 children from classes Lower Nursery to 5 . Most of our children are first generation learners who come from surrounding slums and their parent(s) fall in the extremely low income bracket. Our motto is "EMPOWER THROUGH LEARNING"
The project is intended to demonstrate true love and tenderness to the less fortunate and unprivileged children.We are hence committed to deliver services to the true and rightful beneficiaries, without any discrimination of any form and working towards considering the gender based phenomenon and working to ensure it minimizes internal and external stigmatization among the beneficiaries.