Community Initiatives

When we define Eicher as a company committed to the community, we mean community in its broadest sense: the totality of the social, economic, and natural spheres in which we do business and live our lives.

This commitment takes many forms, with special attention to enhancing education and quality of healthcare facilities throughout the country.

 

Goodearth Education Foundation

Foundation set up by the Eicher Group of companies to implement its mission: "To educate India's children with a special emphasis on the girl child starting with primary education for the rural poor."

This mission statement emerged from the deep desire among Founder members of the company to contribute to efforts in the field of education, which they believe is a key area for facilitating change and progress in India.

The work of the Foundation has, as its focus, interventions for improvement in quality of education initially in the government primary schools in rural areas.

Work started in 1996 by providing support to an initiative based in Rai Bareilly district in U.P. This project covered 63 schools and has Goodearth Education Foundation benefited about 15,000 children over a period of 4 years. In 1998, further efforts were initiated in Thane district (Maharashtra), Alwar district (Rajasthan) and Solan district (Himachal Pradesh) where in the first phase we are covering a total of approximately 90 schools and 9,000 children.

 

 
 

What We Do

  • Training of teachers to build their capacities and motivation
  • Ongoing facilitation and resource support to teachers to help them improve quality of education
  • Development of appropriate teaching - learning material
  • Regular interaction with parents and other community members to develop awareness and mobilize support for education
  • Regular interaction with Cluster, Block and District level education authorities. Need based school improvement activities like repair and maintenance of building etc
  • Setting up of alternative schools for children unable to access the government schools.
 

For further queries Please Contact

Goodearth Education Foundation
5, Institutional Area, Common Cause House, Nelson Mandela
Road, Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi - 110 070
Telefax: +91-11-6893719
Phone: +91-11-6132350
Email: gef@eicher.co.in

Learn more at goodeartheducation.org