Prayaas India is a Non-Governmental Organisation providing free and high quality education to underprivileged children living in slums and villages near BIT Sindri college campus. The whole management of the organization is handled by college students. Presently more than 500 children are getting free education. Apart from two-hours evening classes, meritorious of them are admitted in private schools for formal education.
Started with 10 volunteers and 25 children from nearby slums around the institution, Prayaas India has touched great heights in span of just 10 years. At present the number of children has increased to more than 500, simultaneously the number of center also increased from 1 to 4 in different localities of Sindri only.
To educate and guide the nation's budding breed which is still deprived from education. "Education is not merely the roadway to earning but the gateway of knowledge which makes a life worthwhile."
We at Prayaas are passionate to work together, to make the impossible, possible. Creative minds are ready for the challenges ahead, taking inspiration from the words of our former president, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam,"Sometimes when you have to take a decision, some problems will occur but the problem shouldn't defeat you. You should defeat the problem."
Take pride in being the part of the progress and allying with a noble cause. The true joy in life is to give yourself to a bigger purpose, to give it your heart and soul, to forget yourself for the fulfilment of that purpose.
Prayaas India works in various field for the upliftment of underprivileged section of society. These are mainly categorized into three categories which includes the following :
Education is fundamental to an equitable society. An excellent education equips children and youth with the knowledge, skills, values, and mindsets needed to be empowered individuals and responsible citizens. The fact that a high-quality education has wide-ranging benefits for individuals and societies has been demonstrated, time and again, by countries across the world. With nearly 1 in 4 people below the age of 14 years, India today stands at an inflection point; where we go from here depends in large part on our ability to provide equal opportunities for all children to attain an excellent education.
The truth is that today, more than 50% of students in Grade 5 cannot read a Grade 2 text or solve a simple subtraction problem. The truth is that today, the socio-economic circumstances that a child is born into determines the type of school she attends, the kinds of co-curricular opportunities that are available to her, the quality of life outcomes she attains as an adult, and the kinds of opportunities she passes on to her own children.
The truth is that today, we are failing the majority of our children.
As the saying goes, "What you sow is what you reap !". This Diwali you get to bring happiness to a lot of faces along with the whole of your family through the 'Art of Giving'.
Prayaas India is a Non-Governmental Organisation providing free and high quality education to underprivileged children living in slums and villages near BIT Sindri campus.
Help us Support these underprivileged children to attain the basic requirement for survival in this society : EDUCATION !