Across India, 39.4% girls aged 15-18 years drop out of school and college, according to a recent report by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Of the girls who drop out, 64.8% do so not because they are working jobs, but because they are forced to take on household chores, or are engaged in begging.
In other words around 60% girls are not attending any educational institutions. Most of them are forced to do household chores or take care of younger kids. Looking at the scenario, we realised students might not be able to attend specific time bound educational institutions but they want to learn. To bridge the gap between learning aspirations and time bound existing the education ecosystem.
Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust is introducing “digital learning”. Having your own digital device gives a sense of ownership which can be helpful for a student to learn at their own pace without any enforcement of time bound.
The recent worldwide pandemic (covid19) has given us a new way to look at our existing ecosystem of education, employment and workforce atmosphere. Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust has always walked on non traditional pathways to empower young India. Through “Mission Million Books”, we have donated more than 9 lac books and created 4000+ libraries across India.
Now, we are envisioning to embark our footprint in “digital learning”, through reaching out to the young India via giving them opportunity to learn through digital devices like Smartphones, computers and laptops.
To encourage the learning and let the young India learn! Donate your used or new digital devices.