It is my pleasure to share our third report via Global Giving on the progress of our project to provide computer education to students in Kishanganj district of Bihar.
Azad India Foundation's computer center at village Taiyabpur,Pothia block started functioning from the first week of March.
This is a first computer center functioning in one of the most interior villages of Pothia block of Kishanganj. More than half of those enrolled are girls who study in near by government schools in class VIII and above. The computer teacher is also from the community so that it becomes easier for the students to gain confidence. “ I am very happy to teach computer application to the young children” says Saheb who feels that getting an opportunity in a village is a privilege very few people get.
Our first batch of 40 students enrolled for the Basic Computer Application course appeared for their assessment in the last week of May. NIIT Foundation did the assessment that included project and viva. The successful students will receive certificates. We have already started enrolling second batch of the students.
Azad India Foundation is really thankful to all the donors and Global Giving for providing these young students with an option to learn IT and keep pace with changing times.
I am happy to share that Azad India Foundation's computer center at village Taiyabpur,Pothia block started functioning from the first week of March.The center was inaugrated by AIF Chairperson Mrs Sayeeda Banu and Member of Legislative Assembly Dr Md.Jawaid in the presence of community members and students.
At present 35 students have enrolled for the Basic Computer Application course in three batches.This is a first computer center functioning in one of the most interior villages of Pothia block of Kishanganj.There are many young students who have seen computer especially laptops for a first time let alone use them.More than half of those enrolled are girls who study in near by government schools in class VIII and above.The computer teacher is also from the community so that it become easier for the students to gain confidence.
Azad India Foundation is really thankful to all the donors and Global Giving for providing these young students with an opportunity to learn IT and keep pace with changing times.
On behalf of Azad India Foundation I would like to thank you all for generous donation via GlobalGiving. Azad India Foundation has raised $5675 to set up a computer center at Kishanganj.This is phenomenal considering the fact that we were really nervous and apprehensive whether we would be able to complete the challenge.But with the tremendous support and love we did it. Thanks once again.We sincerely hope that this support will continue in our future endeavors as well.
This computer center will start functioning at village Taiyabpur located more than 60 km from Kishanganj town. This will be the first full-fledged computer center in that rural area making IT accessible to the students studying in three high schools within 5-10 km radius. Azad India Foundation plans to introduce 3 months Basic Computer Application course to begin with and will introduce more courses in due course of time.
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