Child Empowerment Foundation aims to achieve lasting improvements in education through: 1) Innovative learning opportunities for out-of-school children; 2) Sustained initiatives for all-round development of school children; 3) Education and counselling parents; and 4) Upgrading teaching skills and making teachers active learners for life.
Education initiatives of Child Empowerment Foundation:
1) Museum School: Inspired by the Gurukul model of teaching, the Museum School bridges the education & employment gap by providing quality education to those who have never attended school. The objectives of this school are: to ensure the emotional, moral, physical and social development of children between the ages of 8 and 13; to provide systematic health, hygiene and nutrition programs for the children; to provide protection from violence and abuse; and to provide relevant and necessary education.
2) School for children of construction workers: The Organization provides education using uniquely designed programs, so that the children of construction labourers have an opportunity to be a part of the development process. The NGO has developed a model of comprehensive child care and works in close partnership with parents, the construction industry, labour communities, government agencies and partner organizations to promote the education of children at construction sites.
3) School for Tribal Children: The NGO is committed to the upliftment of tribal and other deprived people in rural India, by providing basic education to their children and giving the villagers health care, education, development and tools for empowerment. The NGO operates four centres for the benefit of tribal children.
4) After School Programs: Children in the age group of six and above are the beneficiaries of additional support classes organized to build and strengthen their reading, writing and arithmetic skills. The classes are conducted by teachers who are trained by Bal Utsav Master Trainers. Each centre has one Coordinator and four Teachers.