Disadvantaged students in India spend 15 years of formal education passively. As a result of passive knowledge these students emerge without the necessary critical thinking ability, analytical skills or communication skills required to succeed in the real world.
Vidya Poshak supports meritorious but disadvantaged students of Class 10 and above in pursuing higher education. Use volunteers to scrutinize deserving applicants by doing house visits. So far 60,000+ house visits are done with the help of 500+ volunteers.
Programs: 1) Nurture Merit Program: Includes Financial assistance, Library/Book Bank facilities and Residential Bridge Camp 2) Skill Training: Enhance Life and Career Skills of students 3) Avanti Learning Centre: Focus on balanced preparation for competitive engineering and board exams.
Impact: a) Supported 15,000+ students in over 19 districts of Karnataka. b) 30,000+ students utilize library services every year. c) >1 lakh students, 4,663 teachers and 5,728 employees are trained.
Income Rs2 cr
Expense Rs3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2017
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