Identify girls who are from underprivileged backgrounds and ensure that they are enrolled into schools. Provide fees and other education support materials required to join school
Scientific way to help girls make better and informed career choices and facilitate counseling to give them direction
The attendance and academic performance of the children in the school and after school is monitored at regular intervals by our team.
An afterschool program is being designed for the children. An assessment of the academic needs of the children will be carried out based on which an afterschool curriculum will be prepared, and teachers will be identified. Post this, regular after school sessions will be conducted for the girls focused on improving their academic performance
Undertake one- on-one and group sensitization sessions for the parents of the girl children on the importance of education. The goal is to motivate parents to send their daughters to school and to reduce dropouts and absenteeism over a period of time
The children will be trained in basic self-defense and safety. Essential life skills will also be imparted including information on growing up and becoming a responsible adult, taking care of oneself, communication, assertiveness and dealing with peer pressure.
Tahasin is one of four children of a welder father and homemaker mother from Haveri district. Due to unfortunate circumstances involving her brother meeting with a serious accident, all their savings had to be utilised elsewhere, forcing her elder sisters to discontinue their education, to support the family financially.
Tahasin parents were seeking support for their daughter’s education as she would have had to discontinue her education due to their financial crisis. Tahasin, an exceptional performer in school was recommended by SHG during the selection process and was immediately enrolled into Intuit’s Educating Girl Child Project. Tahasin will now be able to fulfill her aspirations of becoming a teacher and helping other poor children to pursue their education.
Monisha is is a class IX student from Bangalore. Having lost her father, 12 years ago to a heart attack, her mother was the sole breadwinner of the family. Initially, Monisha and her sibling were taken care of by their grandparents, but as they aged the responsibility fell on her mother. Considering the difficulty in balancing both responsibilities, her mother decided to set up a small petty shop with the help from SHG within their locality. However, the income earned was not sufficient for their daily expenses and her daughter’s education, leading Monisha to drop out from school.
Intuit’s Educating Girl Child Project helped get Monisha admitted back to her school. The project covered all her education expenses, enabling her mother to use her income for the betterment of her family. Being a part of the after school program has helped Monisha cope with academic difficulties. In fact, her latest academic score is 73%! Monisha is disciplined and a regular to school with almost a 100% attendance. She also attended the “Self Defence Counselling session“ as part of the project, making her more confident and excited about the possibilities her future holds!