Rural exposure program helps the students to reflect on social inequalities and visualize their role in tackling social issues. Students are encouraged to interact with the villagers, SHG’s, School children, PDO and Panchayat members. Students conduct awareness programs, Socio economic survey, sports and perform cultural activities for the school children.
The Center for social activities organized a Rural Exposure Camp for its volunteers from the 1st to the 5th of February 2023. The Camp was held in Esthur, Hosakote Taluk, Bengaluru Rural District. An Inaugural Function was held in the Govt. school there, graced by the presence of honorable MLA Sharath Kumar Bache Gowda, Gram panchayat members, village heads, CSA in charge, and the volunteers as well. The volunteers were educated about the village habitat and were appreciated for what they have taken up to do in the village.
On 2nd day of the Camp, after performing the everyday Shramadhan, volunteers were taken on a farm visit to a Flower farm, a Grape Vineyard, and were educated about the ways that the farmers there use to grow the crops, the benefits they get from certain crops. As the evening progressed, the cultural began and volunteers started showcasing their talents in various segments such as singing, dance, drama, etc. Every member of each team took an active part in the event and was successful in the task given which was to entertain themselves and others.
The 3rd day of the Camp starts with the preparation for Medical Camp which has been set up for the well-being of the villagers. The Medical Camp was organized by various health organizations such as Ovum Hospitals, and Eshwar Eye Hospital. The volunteers also started the Shed works at the Govt. The school which was the collaboration of the Centre for Social Activities with the Datri Patra.
On the 4th day of the camp, the volunteers organized a rally on awareness of the “Importance of Voting”. The allocated volunteers were working on the shed works and it was inaugurated by Principal Reverend Fr. Augustine George and Fr. Jais V Thomas. On a later day, the CSA also organized a Women's self-employment programme supported by Canara Bank for encouraging women’s empowerment.
Centre for Social Activities of Kirstu Jayanti College is proud to organize the Rural Exposure Camp in Purushanahalli village, Doddaballapura Taluk, Bengaluru from 06/12/2018 to 09/12/2018. The objective of the camp is to enable students to understand the socio-economic and cultural conditions of rural life and to help students integrate essential values for life. The Theme of the camp is UN-SDG-1 “No poverty”.
Rural Exposure camp was inaugurated by the School Headmaster Mr. Shiva Prakash and it was attended by Mr. Ramesh Achar, Kannada teacher.
Centre for Social Activities of Kristu Jayanti College had organized Rural Exposure Camp from 30th November to 3rd December at Hampasandra village, Gudibande taluk, Chikaballapura district. Camp was inaugurated by the chief guest Sri. Ventaramanappa, Block Education Officer, Gudibande taluk, Chikaballapura district. The program started with a prayer song followed by lightening of lamp. Later the chief guest shared his opinion about doing social services and its impact on society. Along with the CSA volunteers, the villagers also attended the inauguration programme.
Centre for Social Activities of Kristu Jayanti College had organized Rural Exposure Camp from 18th to 21st December, 2016 at Byalahalli village, Kolar taluk & district. The camp was organized with a theme ‘Enhancing Social Leadership’ to provide an opportunity to students to have an experiential learning and to inculcate leadership qualities.
The camp was inaugurated by Mr. Venkata Chalapathi.N, Asst. Director, Taluk Panchayat, Chitamani and panchayat, Mr.Venkatesh Head Master Byalahalli School were present. 54 volunteers accompanied with 4 faculty members participated in the camp. Valedictory ceremony was held to appreciate the students who won in sports and also to thank the villagers for their constant support. Mr. Venu SDMC president , MR. Venkatesh Head master Byalahalli school, Mr. Srinath, panchayat member, Mr. Manjunath S, Mr.Ragavendra babu, Ms. Excelcy and Ms. Preethi ,volunteers were present in the program
Centre for Social Activities of Kristu Jayanti College had organised Rural Exposure Camp from 10th to 13th Decmber, 2015 at E-Thimsandra, Shiddalagatta taluk, Chikkaballapura dist. The objective of the camp was to enable students understand the Socio-Economic and Cultural conditions of rural life and to help students integrate essential value for life.
The camp was inaugurated by Mr.Srikantha, Judge, JMFC court, Shiddalagatta. Legal awareness program was conducted by Mr.Papireddy, Lawyers association president, Shiddalagatta taluk. On 13th of Dec, a Valedictory ceremony was held to appreciate the students who won in sports and also to thank the villagers for their constant support. This camp not only helped in development of the village and its people but also inculcated the spirit of team work, honesty and hard work among the Jayantians.