Education is a cornerstone for success in school, work and life. While India has made significant progress on access to schooling in primary education, dropout rates and low levels of learning remain challenges. United Ways across India strive to provide individuals with high quality educaton to succeed in school at every stage of their lives, from cradle to career.
ENSURE ACCESS TO EDUCATION TO UNDERSERVED CHILDREN
Born Learning (Bengaluru)
Born Learning centers address both the education and nutrition requirements of children from 0-6 years from low income communities and educate parents on early child care. Learn more.
Employability for youth living under the juvenile justice system (Chennai)
Ensure children living under the juvenile justice system in 2 government run homes complete secondary education and are equipped with employable skills. Learn more.
Vishnubhai Amin Orphan and Destitue Children Project (Baroda)
Provide quality education and overall development support to primary-school aged orphans and destitute children in the city of Vadodara. Learn more.
Provide education support to migrant families inhabiting slum clusters in Chakarpur village through bridge courses, remedial coaching and literacy training. Learn more.
PROMOTE THE LOVE OF LEARNING THROUGH INNOVATIVE METHODS
School Adoption (Hyderabad)
Promote public-private partnerships to facilitate adoption of schools by corporates to ensure underserved children have access to quality education in a conducive learning environment. Learn more.
Enhancing learning abilities of the underserved children (Hyderabad)
Encourage street children complete formal schooling by bridging the learning gap with children studying in regular schools through innovative learning methods. Learn more.
Foster interest in sciences among marginalized 6th to 10th grade children studying in government schools through hands-on methods. Students visiting the centre are encouraged to ask “How” and “why”, experiment and unravel mysteries behind various scientific phenomena. Learn more.
Digital Learning Centres (Kolkata)
Engage with childern that are out-of-shcool or have poor attendance, so they can experience the joys of learning through a digitized course. So far 1,710 children from class 1 to 5 were given access to libraries and digital centres.
KEEP GIRLS IN SCHOOL
Privacy and Dignity (Kolkata)
Provide water and sanitation facilities in schools in low income communities, to ensure girls stay in school. Learn more.
Wash in School (Chennai)
Aims at inculcating good sanitation practices in children, preventing health problems and reducing school dropouts by providing proper sanitation facilities. As a pilot WINS (Wash in schools) program, we have redesigned and reconstructed the entire sanitation infrastructure in a government school. Learn more.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT READINESS
Fusion Study Foundation (Baroda)
Provide lesser privileged talented students interest free loans for graduation and post-graduation, as well as access to development sessions to build their confidence. Learn more.
Long term vocational training (Kolkata)
Create opportunities for youth from marginalized communities so they can achieve their human potential. 38 youths were equipped with the skills required in growing services sector (including retail, housekeeping, nursing, pharmacy and hospitality).