Voucher scheme soon for poor children’s education

Voucher scheme soon for poor children’s education

“The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will launch a pilot project in a couple of months to support the education of the poor out-of-school children, according to sources. The project, Iqra Faroghe Taleem Voucher Scheme, is only for those poor out-of-school children...
Helping girls worldwide requires a united stand

Helping girls worldwide requires a united stand

“We cannot sit on the sidelines and let this continue. Each of us is responsible. We cannot rest until we have justice and freedom for every girl and every boy. Since last Malala Day, I have been working to help my sisters, raising my voice. But we must all do...
Reaching out to underserved communities

Reaching out to underserved communities

“Primary schoolchildren from economically-deprived backgrounds are making some headway thanks to a programme that aims to tap and enhance their skills and knowledge.” The colourful vehicle known as the Pintar Mobile Learning Unit (#PMLU) bus is...
Special drive to bring children back to school

Special drive to bring children back to school

“A special campaign will be held, from July 15 to 31, to bring 91,035 out-of-school children back to the classrooms during this academic year, the State government told the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday. As on July 7, of the 1,68,621 out-of-school children...
1.4 million Indian children aged 6-11 out of school: Unesco

1.4 million Indian children aged 6-11 out of school: Unesco

“Achieving the goal of getting all children in school by 2015 is now clearly impossible. It has emerged that there are 57.8 million children who are out of primary school globally. And India, with 1.4 million children, ranks among the top five nations with kids...