Project plan

Vision, mission, goals & outcomes

Vision

To create society in which girls from any caste are valued members and treated with dignity, humanity and respect.

Mission

Our mission is to create equal educational and vocational opportunities for girls of any caste. Students in School for Upali Disciples will not be discriminated in any way due to their caste or family background. The School will host community activities through which economically disadvantaged parents will be encouraged to send their girls to school.

Goals

  • Build out school grounds and classrooms in Janakpur
  • Teacher training which values open dialogue, equality and collaboration
  • Community relations with families in Janakpur to promote the school

Outcomes

  • Financial security for low caste women
  • Options for education and income generation for low caste families
  • Increased women’s representation in community and family decisions
  • Community awareness and dialogue about social inequality and injustice
  • Preventing child trafficking, child labor and child marriage

Financial information

Land & building construction budgetCost in (euro €)
Land purchase 508.63 m²€ 72 204,54
Architectural Engineer designing fee€ 3 000
Construction material costs€ 80 350
Site Managers€ 2 800
Maintenance/materials/tools/equipment€ 5 400
Transportation costs€ 2 000
Government permit fees€ 2 000
Building plumbing system€ 9 000
Building electricity & solar system€ 15 000
Building phone system€ 600
Recycling & garbage system€ 1 000
Battery, inverter€ 3 000
Total land & construction costs€ 197 854

Operating budgetMonthly costsAnnual cost
Staff – Teacher/salary/school/administrator/ECC care-givers€ 4 500€ 54 000
Administration fee€ 800€ 9 600
School (tables, chairs, blackboards etc.)€ 1 000€ 10 000
ECC furnishings (changing tables, toys, beds etc.)€ 700€ 8 400
Website development/maintenance€ 500€ 2 000
Instruction fee€ 700€ 8 400
Support services€ 600€ 7 200
Supplies & materials€ 700€ 8 400
Office supplies€ 400€ 4 800
Instructional materials (computers etc.)€ 1 000€ 15 000
Equipment costs€ 900€ 10 800
School utilities€ 1 000€ 12 000
Expenditure per child (text, uniform, sports etc.)€ 50€ 10 000
Advertising outreach€ 100€ 1 200
Health check-up & medication/child€ 100€ 10 000
Food, meals & items for 200 children/day€ 500 (?)
Total operating costs€ 184 200

Other expensesCost in (euro €)
Airfare€ 5 000
Misc transportation€ 2 000
Hotel/housing€ 2 500
Per diem€ 350
Total other costs€ 9 850

Total costs: € 382 554