Tag: Girls’ education

  • Educate Girls: an NGO in Mumbai empowering girls through education

    Educate Girls: an NGO in Mumbai empowering girls through education

    EDUCATE Girls is an NGO in Mumbai that works to transform communities by ensuring that girls have access to an education. In a world that is constantly evolving, where education is often considered a fundamental right, it is disheartening to know that millions of girls in India are still deprived of this basic necessity. This…

  • Isha Education: empowering rural India through quality education

    Isha Education: empowering rural India through quality education

    ORGANIZATIONS like Isha Education play a pivotal role in reshaping the future of underprivileged children. Founded in 2005 and based in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Isha Vidhya’s flagship project, Isha Education, is a testament to its unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education to rural children who are often left behind by the conventional system. This…

  • An NGO for girls who are visually impaired: Hyderabad Karnataka Disabled Welfare Society

    An NGO for girls who are visually impaired: Hyderabad Karnataka Disabled Welfare Society

    IN the heart of a region often considered a so-called ‘backward area’, where the lack of basic amenities, illiteracy and hunger prevail, an NGO for girls called Hyderabad Karnataka Disabled Welfare Society emerges as a guiding light, particularly for the disabled community that faces debilitating challenges. This NGO for girls who are blind was founded…

  • Friendship Day: 5 NGOs you can be a friend to

    Friendship Day: 5 NGOs you can be a friend to

    FRIENDS are people who can be relied on to help in times of need. People around the world suffer everyday from circumstances such as poverty, hunger, abandonment, abuse, exploitation and the lack of access to their basic rights. When this happens, they rely on people to step forward and help lift them out of desperation.…

  • 5 major hurdles in the way of girls’ education

    5 major hurdles in the way of girls’ education

    THE heart-warming sight of girls dressed in uniforms, cycling through lush green paddy fields to get to school, has become increasingly common in rural India. This stands as a testament to the significant progress the country has made in improving girls’ education. In 1951, barely 1 out 10 women in India were able to read…

  • 10 NGOs working for girl child education in India

    10 NGOs working for girl child education in India

    EVERY year, January 24 is celebrated as International Day of Education and as National Girl Child Day in India. Educating the girl child is undoubtedly one of the most powerful empowerment tools. It has been well-established worldwide that ensuring girls are sent to school can break the barriers posed by traditional stereotypes and exclusion. Better…

  • 5 NGOs encouraging girls’ education in India

    WHEN relatives told Ranjitha’s mother that she should discontinue her daughter’s studies and make her work to help the family, she ignored them. She allowed Ranjitha to attend school at Thirumayam in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai district. Ranjitha’s mother, who never went to school and works as a daily wage labourer to make ends meet, understood…