U&I Teach impacts 2000 underprivileged children in 15 cities across India. Government-run schools in India are stretched for resources and manpower, leading to poor instructional quality, low learning outcomes and a dropout rate of 90% by high school. U&I addresses these problems by conducting free, high-quality tutoring classes at 44 Learning Centers across India. Thanks to individualized teaching and mentoring, children receive the help and confidence to excel in their classrooms.
While enrollment in government schools in India is high, quality of education is a huge problem. Substandard teaching and lack of personal attention leads to an inability to cope with the curriculum. Often, the teacher-student ratio is as high as 1:60. This results in an extremely high dropout rate - 58% of children don't complete elementary school and by high school, that statistic rises to 90%. Children lack the motivation and help to continue school.
U&I leverages the power of trained volunteers to tutor underprivileged children in 46 Learning Centers in 15 cities across India. Thanks to 1500 committed and trained volunteers we provide an incredibly low tutor-student ratio of 1:3. The children receive personalized attention through which learning is maximized. We also set up libraries, take the children on field trips, conduct medical camps and hold workshops to develop their talents and grow their skills.
U&I gives the children the skills and motivation to continue their studies. Statistics show that with every grade the student passes, their chances for better employment increases substantially. Research also shows that being able to speak English well increases a student's future employability by 400%. This will help break the cycle of poverty and give the next generation an appreciation for the value of education.