Bangalore: A school teacher in Mullur village of Kodagu district has come up with a tree-top solution to digitally connect with her students and ensure the continuity of their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. p>
The school teacher has made a room in a mango tree using waste material including bamboo and grass. This room, built at a height of 20 feet from the ground, has now solved the problem of network connectivity.
Teacher at CS Satish Lower Primary School
CS Satish is a teacher in Mullur’s Government Lower Primary School. He takes classes for the students from 1st grade to 5th grade. The way the education of children was disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown. In such a situation, in view of the acute shortage of facilities among the tribal and first generation children, they are ensuring education to reach them.
Satish’s class waterproof
Satish not only feels safe on top of the tree, but has also made this temporary office waterproof by spreading a double layer of tarpaulin. He has also installed a mobile stand and a focus light in this classroom. By lighting the focus lights, he makes sure that the children in his class can see everything clearly.