Learning Links Foundation

Learning Links Foundation is a not-for-profit organization working in the areas of education, environment, community development & egovernance. The mission of the Foundation is 'Empowering Lives' by providing innovative sustainable solutions in the developmental domain. The Foundation has collaborated with different organizations for projects in India & across the globe and focuses on the development of education to strengthen individual, institutional & community capacity.
Aug 28, 2015

Empowered Students

Activities Taken-up Last Quarter

 

Civic Education Students Fighting for Rights

The Civic Education program has resulted in empowering students and creating awareness about their rights. The nodal school at Chennai witnesses a lot of problems such as loitering of stray dogs and unauthorized parking outside the school campus. In order to overcome the above problems, the students visited the Municipal Corporation, met the Commissioner and submitted a written letter to resolve the issue. Looking at the initiative undertaken by the students, a representative from the Municipal Corporation visited the school and took concrete action to resolve the problems.

 

Stay Safe—Cyber wellnessWorkshops

Learning Links Foundation conducted a series of workshops across all the project schools to create awareness on Cyber Safety. This workshop helped t he students about Do’s and Don’ts while using social media and helped them under- stand - how to stand up against bullying and harassing on Social Media. More than 7000 students were impacted with this initiative.

Participation Digital Wellness Online Challenge

Inspired by the Stay Safe Workshop all the participants 3000 + students from nodal schools participated in the “Digital Wellness Online Challenge” and achieved merit certificates. This Online quiz was conducted by Government of India to assess the student’s awareness about Cyber Safety. Merit certificates were awarded to the students who completed the test successfully.

Empoweringthecommunity children with DigitalLiteracy Skills

During the summer vacation the resource center and collaborative classrooms were completely utilized for community outreach programs. Due to this initiative more than 2800 community children across India were empowered with21st century and digital literacy skills. Special trainings were organized at National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi and Madrasa, Hyderabad to reach out to children from the marginalized sections of the society.


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May 28, 2015

Digital Empowerment of Community Children

Activities Taken-up Last Quarter

Special Community batches during Summer Vacation

The Foundation is conducting special community batches during summer vacation to impact more number of children from slums/underprivileged areas. Since the nodal school students are on holiday due to summer vacation the Computer Labs are dedicated for summer batches from 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM. Each project location is conducting 5 batches in a day and a total of 2000+ community children are under training and will be completing their trainings by 5th of June. These students will be empowered with the digital literacy skills and web 2.0 tools. On successful completion of the training these participants will be given certificates as a token of appreciation.

Swachh Bharath Abhiyaan (Clean India Campaign) to Preserve the Heritage Monuments

LLF with the help of Dell volunteers conducted a Swachh Bharath Abhiyaan (Clean India Campaign) at Khutub Shahi Tombs (A Heritage Monument in Hyderabad India) and cleaned the entire the premises and the monuments. More than 70 volunteers and 30 students joined this activity.

A Session on Women Leaders

Volunteers from Dell and students from nodal school participated in the Women’s day Celebrations at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Sriperumbuthr – Chennai. Volunteers oriented the students about the women leaders who impacted the world with their innovative thoughts and strategies. The volunteers also motivated the best performers of the school by giving them gifts and prizes as a token of appreciation.


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Mar 11, 2015

Nurturing the Creativity Among the Girl Studnets


Activities taken-up in the last quarter

 Workshops to Nurture Creativity and Empower the Girls with Technology Initiatives


The foundation has conducted a marathon of workshops for the girl students across all the project schools in India. These workshops were focused on educating the girls on various scientific principles from Physics and Chemistry depicting the real life situations. The girls were also trained on electric circuits by using LED lights, batteries, wires..Etc. The girls developed various aesthetic materials like “LED hand Wearable , LED Pen , LED Ice cream Stick , LED head band…etc ”. More than 3000 girl students were Impacted with this initiative.

 Clean India Campaign

Students from all the project schools participated in “Clean India Campaign” initiated by the honorable prime minister of India. A marathon of cleanliness drives were conducted across all the schools. The students along with the volunteers from Dell participated actively and cleaned the premises of schools and offices. Students from Chennai (City in India) adopted a village and taken the responsibility of cleaning the village in frequent intervals.

 Creating Awareness on Swine Flu

These days Swine flu is spreading in all the major cities across India. In order to create awareness among the students the foundation has organized an “orientation session” @ Dell office with the help of Dell volunteers. This orientation session is co conducted through a puppet show. This puppet show was very helpful to the students to the students in understanding the symptoms, prevention and statistics of Swine flu. Now the students are preparing their multimedia projects on Swine Flu to share in their neighborhood.


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