Education  India Project #32399

Education Support for 200 Poor Indian Girls



The school enrollment of girls in Andhra Pradesh, India is 46.34 and the dropout rate is over 20 Percent from class VIII, the major reason for girls dropout is poverty and extreme family conditions, majority of the dropped out children from woman headed families, due to lack of financial and moral support to the children from single women families and also communities considered that the girls are burden after reaching 13 years, they stopped the education of girls and go for child marriages.

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The girls are dropped out from the schools after class VIII, due to extreme poverty conditions, majority dropout is women headed families, the families where there is no support from males, those are focusing on making alliance for the girls at early age, these leads increasing the dropout rate and early marriages. Government has not focusing on these issues in rural areas, there is no financial support for continuing the education for economically backward communities.


The little financial assistance will support the girls to continuing education, they get confidence through availability of free note books, study material, uniform / dress material and transportation charges available for at least a year, the proposed assistance is providing support for the girls to continuing their education without basing on their parents, it leads to strengthen the lives of rural adolescent girls as well as promote the marriage at right age.

Long-Term Impact

200 families of Indian adolescent girls from poorest and women headed families will be benefited from this project, the girls continuing their education to reach higher studies, it leads the families smoothly, the family heads get relaxed and not focusing on early marriages, the organization will provide support for accessing financial assistance for higher studies and information sharing of job melas' and skill development trainings as well as linkage with banks through educational loans.



Organization Information


Location: Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, Srikakulam - India
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Project Leader:
Srinivasu Angara
Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh India

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