Magic Bus' work in this community is made possible with the support of our donor, Charles Dauber.
Thank you, Charles!
With a population of 1,747 persons, Abbipuram is located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Inhabitants mainly belong to a single social group, the Boyas, who are enlisted among the Backward Classes of Andhra Pradesh. Telugu is the main spoken language in this area.
Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for people in this area. There is a primary health centre in the vicinity. However, during emergencies, people have to travel a distance of 15km to reach the nearest hospital. A school is located 4km away while a college is at a similar distance from this community.
Magic Bus has been working in this community since 2011. Sixty children are a part of our programme here.
A few of the areas of behaviour change addressed by Magic Bus volunteers and mentors include:
Sessions are held twice every Saturday between 10.00am and 11.30am, and 4.00pm and 4.30pm.
Magic Bus Sessions here are divided into three broad parts: