Magic Bus' work in this community is made possible with the support of our donors, Christopher and Kristin Wallis.
Thank you, Christopher and Kristin!
With a total population of 2,727 persons, Konidedu is located in rural Panyam cluster of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. Most of its residents are from the Backward Class of the Boyas. Telugu is the main spoken language. Agriculture is the primary source of income coupled by daily wage work.
As far as connectivity to healthcare is concerned, this community lies 5km away from the nearest primary health centre and a similar distance away from a government hospital. There is a school in the vicinity. However, in order to go to a college, children have to travel a distance of 5km to Panyam town.
Magic Bus began working in this community in 2011. We have 120 children on our programme here.
A few of the areas of behaviour change addressed by Magic Bus volunteers and mentors include:
Sessions are held twice every week on Saturdays from 4.00 to 6.00pm, and on Sundays from 4.00-6.00pm.
Magic Bus Sessions here are divided into three broad parts: