Model colony
Community Reports
Model colony

Thank You For Your Support!

Magic Bus' work in this community is made possible with the support of our donors, Sonali and Pankaj Mistry.

Thank you, Sonali and Pankaj!

About Kurnool District

With a population of 1,950, Model colony is located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Mostly Hindus, people living here speak Telugu. Most of them are daily wagers working in a local factory which manufactures pipes. 

The nearest primary health centre is at a distance of 10km from the locality. The nearest hospital (private) is 2.5km away. There are six schools in the locality – four of them are private schools. Magic Bus began its intervention in this community in 2014. There are 30 children on our programme here.

A few of the areas of behaviour change addressed by Magic Bus volunteers and mentors include:

  • Importance of personal and environmental hygiene
  • Equal treatment of boys and girls
  • Importance of education
  • Respect for elders

Sessions are held twice every week on Sundays between 4.00 and 5.30pm.
Magic Bus Sessions here are divided into three broad parts:

  • Warm up: The development goal is introduced using interactive activities
  • Main activity: The development goal is reinforced using sports and activities
  • Review: A discussion is facilitated to draw parallels to real-life situations and sum up the learning objectives.

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