One Billion Literates Foundation

The mission of OBLF is to bring basic English comprehension and Computer skills to children attending the mass schooling system in India, to provide them an equal opportunity to gain meaningful employment on reaching adulthood. The foundation works as a partner to the state government and adopts state run/public elementary schools in India. In a country with a billion plus population about 70% of 200 million children who are in elementary schools attend public schools. Reports have told us year on year about the massive learning deficit in the public schooling system. Some of the issues this system is plagued with are poor content, teacher absenteeism, learning by rote and very poor teac...
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India's much talked about Demographic Dividend can only be reaped if the 120M children who study in Government run elementary schools (60% of all kids) can comprehend the global language of English and Technology, which is in serious deficit in these schools. OBLF fills this vacuum by imparting basic English and Computer skills to children studying in Government Primary schools in the rural areas around Bangalore, by training and employing local rural women as teachers. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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