Aksharbharati work along with various NGO organizations who are active in areas where we see requirement
for a library.
Akshar Bharati collaborates with local NGOs and schools for setting up the library. NGO/School runs the
library on a regular basis & AB provides them the support to run the libraries effectively and ensure it is
making the right impact through regular activities, feedback, etc.
The advantages of working with area specific NGO are:
The NGO volunteers can look after Akshar Bharati library
Provide us constant feedback about working of Akshar Bharati.
Akshar Bharati does not need to have a dedicated person required to manage the library
Once Akshar Bharati library in place we encourage volunteers to conduct various activities at the library location so as to build curiosity among children to utilize books of the library. Akshar Bharati volunteers conduct regular paper toy & science experiment activities at various locations.
Akshar Bharati library has following salient features:
No Separate room required
AB provides storage if required which can be kept in corner without obstructing other activities
Book shelf library model to easily accommodate ~1000 books
No dedicated staff required
Akshar Bharati assistance if any book is torn or not getting used
At any time library can be scaled up with additional books
Facility to procure & donate project specific books>
1000+ Volunteers from corporate companies, service industries, schools, colleges, etc. across India.
Typical volunteer activities -
Library setup activities including site visits, due diligence, book stamping, etc.
Library support, feedback and checking new requirements.
Road shows, fund raising, awareness events.
Back office activities like web site management, data consolidates, etc.