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Child education prevents vulnerable children to drop out from the mainstream education. We help them identify their potential and link them with opportunities through partnerships, which we have forged. Started in 1987, this program grew out of a compelling need to break an inextricable relationship between loitering, ragpicking, begging and out-of-school street children, with criminality such as drug peddling, abuse, pick pocketing, child labor and other social evils. The project was initially started at the primary school level which later graduated towards the remedial component to ensure continuity in schooling.

 

The Need

Started in 1987, this program grew out of a compelling need to break an inextricable relationship between loitering, ragpicking, begging and out-of-school street children, with criminality such as drug peddling, abuse, pick pocketing, child labor and other social evils. This project was initially started at the primary school level which later graduated towards the remedial component to ensure continuity in schooling.

 

Our Solutions

Our Model Approach

Our 3S Model, looks far beyond academics and believes in moulding young minds in to dynamic and holistic individuals through Shiksha (Education), Sanskaar (Values) and Skills.

Shiksha

Academic growth is basically love for constant upgradation in academics and joyful learning. This love is reinforced through “doing” techniques to maintain their interest in education.

Sanskaar

Early giving, sharing, sewa, gratitude, integrity, hard-work, discipline, sharing of joy, confidence building, sensitivity, awareness of the social evils, early awareness of their rights with responsibilities are imparted to strengthen the foundation of the children.

Skills

Enables the youth to identify, promote and enhance their inherent skill which comes so naturally to them, which could as well become a life vocation.

We are part of a Global Development Goal

Our Education Program contribute to SDGs 04 by ensuringinclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning for all. Additionally SDG 02 for ensuring healthy lives and promoting well being is being achieved through regular school health and nutrition program for children of remedial educaton and awareness to their parents and the community on health and hygiene issues.

800

children actively working as child leaders and reaching out to more than 4000 other children of the community

70

percent pass percentage of grade-X and grade-XII board exams and average marks more than 60%

90

percent children continuing with grade-XI and grade-XII after completing grade-X

Stories of Change

Sahana thinks beyond self. She thinks for the people around her. She thinks about the community and its problems. She has great potential in identifying the issues of the community. Annoyed with excessive garbage in her community, Sahana decided to work on this issue and started my fight to build a better nation.

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