EDUCATION FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN. BY: SHUBHANGI NAGPAL. THE STARK REALITY OF HUMAN DIVISION. HAVES. HAVE -NOTS. CONDITION OF THE UNDERPRIVILEGED. Among the world's 10 richest people, 4 are Indians On the other side 17 million Indian children work as child labourers.
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4 are Indians
On the other side 17 million
Indian children work as
WE CANNOT COMPLETELY PREVENT THIS WORLD FROM TORTURING CHILDREN BUT WE CAN REDUCE THE NUMBER OF TORTURED CHILDREN
Child work is found in developed countries where children are legally employed for working.
The children in developed countries have enough to eat, can attend school, and have time to play, but the children choose to work part time or during holidays so they can have pocket money to spend.
But for the under previleged children in developing countries it is a question of basic survival.
EDUCATION IS NOT THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION;
IT IS INFACT THE MEANS TO ANSWER ALL THE
Dr. B.R. Ambedker,who belonged to a socially deprived class of society headed the nation towards liberation and wrote the constitution of India.
He set an example for the whole mankind that the deprived children, if provided with education can do wonders.
RESPONSIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT
AND MANPOWER NEEDS
OF THE COUNTRY
INITIATING AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS
ON ISSUES CONCERNING
There should be evening or night schools for teenage children who work in the factories, tea shops, cycle repair shops, work shops or do odd jobs during the day time.
magazines, stationery etc. for these children. It is truly
wonderful that as part of their college and school activities the students are able to source funds and provide for a better education for the lesser privileged children of our country. And this work may not just stop at providing classroom education. They can organize extra curricular activities for the kids.
There should be mobile crèches for children of the labourers working at construction sites, factories and market places.
Education penetration is very good in cities and very low in villages. There is a huge gap that we need to fill else we will never be able to become a developed country.
Education and schools in the village itself will create an eco system that will make villages more independent and people from villages will not have to migrate to cities.
This will reduce the pressure on city infrastructure and there will be all round development
Every one, even the private schools would benefit, as social activities like these will help create good branding for the schools in the cities which is where they make money.
SUNIL MITTAL OF BHARTI,
SHIV NADAR OF HCL TECHNOLOGIES and
AZIM PREMJI OF WIPRO Ltd
are spending money on education and the government is also stressing on greater corporate involvement in social service activities.
SUNIL MITTAL, Chairman of the Bharti Group (Airtel) is the man behind the Bharti Foundation which is running 236 schools across five states for underprivileged children.
This is likely to increase to 50,000 in two years. The plan is to eventually build 500 primary schools and 50 secondary schools which will enroll 100,000 students by 2013.
AZIM PREMJI, the promoter of WIPRO who cut short his education to look after the family business after the death of his father in 1966, has donated over Rs. 8000Crores worth of his shares, to build schools, train teachers , and fund other educational activities.
This represents the single-largest donation by an individual towards philanthropic activities. The move comes at a time when there is greater awareness about and spotlight on the social responsibility activities of corporate and industrialists
SHIV NADAR OF HCL recently donated over 580 crore by selling his 2.5% stake in HCL Technologies to fund the education initiatives of his eponymous foundation.
“Teach India”campaign which has been initiated by Times of India group. Teach India is a nation building initiative (or social initiative) from the Times of India that brings together children in need of education and people who can contribute a little time towards teaching them. It is based on one simple principle: “If you have the desire to teach, we will put you in touch with underprivileged children who are willing to learn.
If we all pledge to educate at least 1 person in our lifetime it will be enough to help India rise from the status of a developing nation to that of a developed one.
should be emulated by the other corporates as well
LET THE FIRE TO GO TO SCHOOL KINDLE
BEYOND THE BORDERS
OF OUR MIND..
LOOK NOT AT THE WALLS
BUT WHAT COULD LIE BEHIND
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