Literacy India is focused on bringing about a Qualitative change in the lives of underprivileged children by giving a different meaning to education. We are looking at transforming the education landscape by introducing innovative methods,
Literacy India was set up in 1996 as a non-profit organization, with the objective of empowering underprivileged children and women by making them self-sufficient. Literacy India has clearly set the three E’s as its goal on a process of achieving in next decade i.e., Education, Empowerment and Employment. We endeavor to meet this objective through imparting basic education and through exposing our students to a variety of vocational skills in performing arts, computer animation, etc.
Literacy India is focused on bringing about a Qualitative change in the lives of underprivileged children by giving a different meaning to education. We are looking at transforming the education landscape by introducing innovative methods of education to give children a wider canvas of exposure in a socio-cultural environment. It has created an environment where the children are encouraged to develop their own personality
Areas of Focus/Intervention
ON GOING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Vidyapeeth: A non-formal school which runs classes from LKG- 10 Grade at village Bajghera, Haryana. This school has more than 700 children. The children answer the National open Basic Examinations.
Pathshala: This was our first project in 1996. Under this project we undertake remedial classes for school going children and also help children who do not attend regular school to get into mainstream education. A stepping-stone to the mainstream learning process, here a child can spend just 2-3 hours a day to learn the basics
Gyantantra Digital Dost: This project is to empower the children with ICT- Information Communication and Technology and mainstream them into academics. Gyantantra combines practical, intellectual and social skill so that children can grasp easily. Gyantantra is a composite learning module for the children till class V, and uses a systematic instructional approach using a variety of teaching strategies.
It has a structured curriculum, innovative textbooks, Research projects, Moral and Value education. This tool also enables us to measure and documents the outcome through minimum Learning Levels.
‘Karigari Janani’, helps to improve the status of women in society by providing them with livelihood options through vocational training in the areas, based on beneficiaries’ preferences and aptitude:
• Computer literacy will allow beneficiaries to have careers in IT related fields like BPO Centers, Data Processing Units and lately in UID centers etc especially at our centers in the cities like Delhi, Gurgaon & Kolkata.
• Stitching , Embroidery , Beauty Culture, Block Printing ,Tie & Die etc will allow beneficiaries to have employment in the garment industry or set up their own stitching and tailoring units.
• Vocational training in driving will allow beneficiaries to have careers as drivers in automobile, transport and travel industry or seek self-employment as professional drivers