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On that account, Ekal Vidyalaya (EKAL) is working round the clock to bring basic education to every child across rural India. In this bid, the organization has undertaken to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural and tribal villages.

melodious live musical concert by popular Vishwanath and Nayana Bollywood group on April 21, 2019.

The participation of scores of trusts, donors, and non-profit organizations has turned the movement the largest one that operates in the remote villages of India and Nepal.

Old Bollywood melodies of Mohammed Rafi and other super hit songs were sung by Viswanath Batunge, a lead vocalist who has been performing since past 25 years.

EKAL is till date running 86,401 schools

with a total of 2,34,0902 students out of which 1,17,3075 girls are being educated. The ultimate goal of EKAL is to back 100,000 villages by the year 2020. For its incessant service to provide education to all in India, on February 26, “Ekal Abhiyan Trust” (Ekal’s umbrella organization) was bestowed with India’s prestigious ‘Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize’ award for 2017, for its contributions to providing education to rural and tribal children and for furthering gender social equality in remote parts of India.

The event received an overwhelming response with hundreds registering themselves as donors.

Donors and supporters from all the corners of Arizona occupied the hall in the evening in

support of providing basic education to tribal children. This event spread awareness for the need of education to underprivileged tribal children with over 15 volunteers making it a wellorganized gala.

A fundraiser event was organized by EKAL and Indo American Cultural Religious Foundation of Arizona (IACRF) in support of the noble cause of bringing education. The event witnessed JUNE 2019 | WWW.NRINEWSTODAY.COM

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