Transforming Lives: READ Initiative Empowers Slum Children in Kolkata, Bengaluru

The Remedial Education and Development (READ) initiative, in collaboration with PwC in Kolkata and Bengaluru is making significant strides in improving the lives of 840 slum-dwelling children.

Remedial Education to bridge the educational gap, helping children catch up in their studies.
Life Skills and Child Rights Training to empower children with knowledge about their basic rights and vital life skills.
Menstrual Hygiene Awareness to break menstrual hygiene taboos for adolescent female students.
Nutritional Support distribution for children's health and nutrition.

Positive Outcomes:
Zero Dropouts and Child Labor during the project.
35+ School Dropouts Re-enrolled and got a second chance at education.
Academic Improvement of atleast 80% of children.
Child Rights Empowerment : Children are now informed and confident about their basic rights.

The READ initiative exemplifies the power of education and community development, fostering a brighter future for Kolkata and Bengaluru’s slum-dwelling youth.

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