Education for 100 Girls in an urban slum in India

 
$13,059
$4,975
Raised
Remaining
May 26, 2011

MOULDING THE PERSONALITY

Bag, Books, Colorful Pencil box for Children
Bag, Books, Colorful Pencil box for Children

Report On : The project will enable 100 Girl children to go to school with new school equipments/needs for the academic year 2011-2012.  This will enable no discrimination between rich and poor.  The poverty stricken, deprived, destitute most of the slum dwellers are benefited.     

About the children :  Children are back to schools after the summer vacation.  Children got promoted to next standard.  They are very happy as they entered into the new academic year.   All the children will be going to school in the month of June.  So we are giving the material in advance to avoid anxiety.  Parents are also very happy to see their children with all the needs and are grateful to you.

RDOET IN ACTION :  (RDOET) HAO India distributed School needs for identified children as listed below.  Each and every child is provided with saturated and content.

Ø  School Bag                                                                                                                                        

Ø  Note Books                  

Ø  Pens                                     

Ø  Pencils                                 

Ø  Pencil Box                           

Ø  Crayons Box                                        

Ø  Erazer                                   

Ø  Sharpener                                       

Ø  Scale                                          

Ø  Geometry Box                

Ø  Water Bottle                                                                                    

Women's EducationWomen have much lower literacy rates than men. Far fewer girls are enrolled in the schools, and many of them drop out. Department of Commerce, the chief barrier to female education in India are inadequate school facilities (such as sanitary facilities), shortage of female teachers and gender bias in curriculum (majority of the female characters being depicted as weak and helpless). Conservative cultural attitudes, especially among Muslim religion, prevents some girls from attending school.

The number of literate women among the female population of India was between 2–6% from the British onwards to the formation of the Republic of India in 1947. Concerted efforts led to improvement from 15.3% in 1961 to 28.5% in 1981. By 2001 literacy for women had exceeded 50% of the overall female population, though these statistics were still very low compared to world standards and even male literacy within India. This mission aims to bring down female illiteracy by half of its present level.

The education of women in India plays a significant role in improving livings standards in the country. A higher women literacy rate improves the quality of life both at home and outside of home, by encouraging and promoting education of children, especially female children, and in reducing the infant mortality rate. Several studies have shown that a lower level of women literacy rate results in higher levels of fertility and infant mortality, poorer nutrition, lower earning potential and the lack of an ability to make decisions within a household. Women’s lower educational levels is also shown to adversely affect the health and living conditions of children. A survey that was conducted in India showed results which support the fact that infant mortality rate was inversely related to female literacy rate and educational level. The survey also suggests a correlation between education and economic growth.

Women`s education in India has been one of the major issues of concern of the Government of India as well as the society at large. It is because of the fact that today the educated women play a very significant role in overall development and progress of the country. Women hold a prominent position in the Indian society as well as all over the world. However, since the prehistoric times women were denied opportunities and had to suffer for the hegemonic masculine ideology. Thus, this unjustifiable oppression had resulted into a movement that fought to achieve the equal status of women all over the world. Women Education in India is the consequence of such progress and this led to the tremendous improvement of women`s condition through out the world. Nevertheless eradication of female illiteracy is considered as a major concern today. In the recent era, the Indian society has established a number of institutions for the educational development of women and girls.

Children along with parents were very happy to receive the School Material for the Academic Year 2011-2012.  This is all because of your valid generous support by the Donors of Global Giving which encourages children go to school.  We extend our deep gratitude to all the donors and high appreciation for the benevolent and generous Sponsorship. 

Tiny Tot
Tiny Tot
All in pinks
All in pinks
ChildReceiving school needs from Admin.Coordinator
ChildReceiving school needs from Admin.Coordinator
Receiving Water Bottle & Other School Material
Receiving Water Bottle & Other School Material
Immediate Action
Immediate Action
Engrossed with Crayons
Engrossed with Crayons
A bit higher class child receiving the Needs
A bit higher class child receiving the Needs
Display of drawing
Display of drawing
Enjoying the Art
Enjoying the Art
All set & received the Needs
All set & received the Needs
School Needs ready
School Needs ready
Ready to go to School
Ready to go to School
Smiling Faces
Smiling Faces
THANK YOU
THANK YOU
Children joyfully conveying their gratitude
Children joyfully conveying their gratitude
Disabled parent expressing thanks
Disabled parent expressing thanks

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Project Leader

Usha P

Dr.(Mrs)
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh India

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