An innovotive project initiated by the District Administration Ernakulam to support children of migrant labours funded by BPCL Kochi
To create a society of free-thinking individuals who love and respect each other regardless of language/state/caste/gender and work for the welfare of the society they live in.
To help migrant children cross language and cultural barriers and identify their strength and weakness while retaining their own language and culture in order to create a better society.
What does Roshni do
Roshni is an academic supplement for migrant students which uses a mix of regional language and the targeted language (Malayalam/English/Hindi) in a particular way along with Video songs and pictures from their culture. At the core of the intervention, narratives, creative drawings, singing, dancing and creative drama are effectively used in the classroom.
Assuring quality education
to migrant children
Goes hand in hand with the true spirit of General Education Protection Mission of Kerala Government and can be upscaled to all schools in Kerala where there are multilingual children.
for inclusive education
The first and unique pedagogical intervention for the benefit of a marginalised group of migrant children in Kerala that assures quality education to them.
Stronger and improved public education system
Roshni is an academic supplement to strengthen the Public Education system with the support of General Education Department, Samagra Siksha Abhiyan and District Institute of Education and Training
A balanced breakfast is served to the students before the class every day. The weekly menu for the same is prepared in consultation with experts after studying the nutritional requirements of the children.
Funded by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd
The entry of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) into the project was a turning point. It gave ROSHNI an added radiance and helped its speedy actualization. When the ROSHNI team approached BPCL with the intervention’s proposal they offered their support in terms of financial aid without which the project would have struggled to meet its monetary requirements. Mr Prasad K. Panicker, Executive Director, BPCL Kochi Refinery was very enthusiastic to co-operate with the project and to track its progress.