Padho Jalna program aims to achieve foundational literacy and numeracy among children in Jalna. A large proportion of school children are unable to read simple text or do basic mathematics operations at the end of their Primary school. Working with local government, schools and teachers we have developed a comprehensive and scalable program that can achieve the goal of foundational learning for all. We started the program in 2012 and have reached more than 30,000 students through this program.
The Support a Scholar program is designed to help in further education of talented children from under-privileged backgrounds in Jalna district. The scholars are provided monetary support and regular guidance as part of the program. Each year after rigorous evaluation of scholars academic excellence and financial needs, over 50 scholars get scholarships through JEF.
The program aims to improve the English vocabulary of children from non-English medium schools in Jalna district. English vocabulary is critical to develop confidence to speak and use English. Through intra and inter-school competitions children are encouraged to learn English. The program has reached more than 100 schools and over 15000 students. Read more.
Navin is currently a Mathematics tutor in a leading coaching institute in Aurangabad earning... Read more
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