A few words about

What We Do

Our projects

Our organization is involved in many key projects

Child Development

Child development depends entirely on the quality of care and attention we as a society pay to their well-being and education. Many children in poor communities in rural and urban areas in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh are missing the opportunities to dream of a bright future. BASS works hard to end this chain of suffering that has gone on for generations by strengthening child support systems in a comprehensive manner.

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Child Labour Eradication Special School Program

From 2009, and in collaboration with the Indian Government’s Ministry of Labor, under the National Child Labour Eradication Project (NCLP), established a school for former child laborers, ages 8-14 at Swarnabharathinagar, Guntur.  The goal of BASS is to educate these children and eradicate child labour. Children receive primary education, vocational training, physical education and social and emotional support for their development. Also serves nutritious lunch

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Orphanage Home for Abandoned Girls (Child Care Institution)

Since 2006, in partnership with IKOvzw, Belgium   https://www.ikovzw.org/ , BASS provides living and educational accommodations for most vulnerable girls. Currently 25 abandoned girls get new life through this program. This home is constructed in 2 acers land with peaceful atmosphere. Required cooperation and financial support to admit a greater number of girls in the home. This home is recognised and get licensed from Child Welfare, Government of India under juvenile justice act.  

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Primary Schools for slum Children

BASS established primary education schools for slum children at CPI colony slum, Dasaripalem and Lingayapalem slums since 2009 with cooperation from Rajiv Viday Mission, Government of India and Bet Lev foundation, USA. More than 250 children benefitting through this schools facilitating free primary education and upper primary education upto7th classes with nutrition meal, uniforms, books to the children.

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Medical relief- wellness centre

BASS is facilitating health awareness camps and community based medical Centre for slum communities for first aid and health awareness with cooperation from Shoshana, Germany and local resources. With the collaboration of Organic India operating a health well ness centre in slums with free medical check-ups and distribution of needed medicines. 

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Emergency relief program for flood victims in Kerala

BASS is always in ready to work for the emergency relief activities since its inception, 2018 BASS is organized emergency relief program to 300 flood victims in Kerala with the cooperation from Global Giving.  BASS is always Infront to attend at any emergency needs either manmade or natural disasters.

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COVID 19 URGENT Relief

BASS is actively engaged in Covid relief to the vulnerable families who are identified as at risk of starvation due to lockdown. BASS provide essential food supplies and sanitary kits and immunity boost food to the needy children and families.  Already BASS distributed  essential food ration kits to   4500 families since April 2020

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AGED CARE Program

BASS is started aged care program since June 2020 to serve care and daily meal supply to 30 abandoned single aged people who are severely at risk of starvation. BASS intended to continue care and food supply program for the aged people living in slums in Guntur.

What have we achieved?

  • The Department of Education of Andhra Pradesh now recognizes BASS Schools as credentialed through the seventh class, in both Telugu and English.
  • BASS is now a recognized collaborator with the National Child Labor Project.Through the project, 50 out-of-schoolchildren, ages 9 to 14, receive literacy and vocational training and support to transition into a trade or into higher education.
  • Two school locations now have permanently constructed buildings with eight classrooms, a kitchen, bathrooms and playing fields.
  • The child labor rate at the three educational sites has diminished by over 90 percent.These sites are: Chandra Rajeswararaonanagar Slum (CPI Colony) Guntur, which is the main project location; the Lingayapalem Slum (Ramarajunagar slum) Guntur; and the Brick Industries areas Choutuppal, Yadadri District, Telangana.
  • In 2019, a Bet Lev Foundation Scholarship Fund was established for high achieving students who are supported in pursuing advanced studies in other local schools or boarding schools. Currently, 11students are enrolled.
  • BASS is now a recognized collaborator with the National Child Labor Project.Through the project, 50 out-of-schoolchildren, ages 9 to 14, receive literacy and vocational training and support to transition into a trade or into higher education.
  • Safe drinking water for the students, and the entire community is provided through a well that was installed at the beginning of the project collaboration.
  • Parent committees have formed to work together to guide staff regarding the needs of the children and their families, and for general community organizing.
  • Currently, 275 children attend school fulltime, have school uniforms, educational materials, eat daily meals, receive health care and participate in sports and recreational activities.
  • BASS Schools have also been acknowledged by the local government for excellence in contributing to the welfare of children.
  • New collaborations and partnerships have been formed with local leaders, the Department of Education, and the National Child Labor Project.

And we don't plan on stopping anytime soon 🙂