Innovative teaching model helps Neha overcome her fear of Maths
Neha comes from a large family set up, where she lives with her parents and three siblings. The family of six is entirely dependent on her father’s meagre income which he earns by working as an assistant at a mobile shop. Neha studies at J Block Government school in Sangam Vihar, Delhi which is supported by our corporate partner Royal Bank of Scotland through our workplace giving programme Give As You Earn. Though economically disadvantaged, Neha is a studious and bright student who scored 82% in her last examination. She, like most other students dreaded Mathematics and failed to understand the subject.
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Jyoti is a visually impaired girl who hails from Honnavar district of Uttara Karnataka, part of rural Karnataka. Two years ago Jyoti was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa and gradually lost her eyesight in a span on one year. The world came crashing down on her as she had to relearn the simplest day to day activities. Her aspiration of completing her graduation and find a dignified means of livelihood came to a standstill. It was at this juncture when Microsoft aided NGO Enable India's Career Centric Computer Training programme came to her rescue.
Shobana is a 17 year old girl who studies in grade 12 at Prof. Annusamy Hr. Sec. School in Pondicherry. She is a highly motivated girl who takes keen interest in her studies as well as extra-curricular activities. Her only lament is with respect to the deteriorated and dilapidated condition of the sanitary facilities at her school. Taking serious note of the poor sanitary condition, Rotary with support from Aircel undertook the school’s infrastructure development through their umbrella project “Support My School”.
Cruising her way to a brighter future through education
Manjula lost her parents at a very tender age and was left under the shadows of her grandparents. Being at a fragile age her grandparents could not attend to her needs both physically and financially. Due to old age and inability of bringing up a young child her grandfather got her admitted to ‘Avvai Home’, a CAF India supported NGO aided by Microsoft and D. E. Shaw through our workplace giving programme Give As You Earn.
Absence of parents’ love and support deeply hampers a child’s physiological as well psychological development. 10-year-old Anu* was brought at the Salaam Balak Trust girl residential centre by the child welfare committee. She was disoriented and failed to give any information about herself or her whereabouts. She had frequent bouts of seizure and exhibited serious psychological clinical symptoms such as hyperactivity, irritable mood and impulsivity.