Developing facilities to improve learning environments for girls
Saint Marcellin Higher Secondary School is situated in the very poor village of Mangamanuthu in Southern India. Most families living in this area are referred to as Dalits, or ‘untouchables’—the lowest caste of India’s outdated caste system.
The school’s population has grown rapidly since it first opened its doors to secondary students in 2002. It now caters for 836 secondary students, half of which are girls. The school’s existing sanitation systems are in very poor condition and do not meet the needs of its female students.
This project involves the construction of a new 83-square metre female amenities block, which will provide 32 individual cubicles and significantly improve standards of health and hygiene at the school.
Please donate to this project and help us deliver a better quality learning environment for girls in India.