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  • Improved access to education: IPHD education advocates enrolled or re-enrolled more than 83 girls, many of whom had never been to school before. For the 2019-2020 school year, IPHD aims to enroll or re-enroll 100 girls.
  • Decreased student to teacher ratio: IPHD hired two teachers to ensure that the government school was not overburdened by new students
  • Employment: IPHD provides employment to five Bhikamkor women — two as education advocates, two as full-time school teachers and one as the Saheli Community Center librarian
  • Providing education tools: IPHD provides necessary materials such as school and exam fees, uniforms, backpacks, notebooks and stationery for more than 70 girls. IPHD also offers free transportation services for girls who require it.
  • Changing values: IPHD education advocates are altering the traditional mindsets of Bhikamkor families by making them understand the value of girls’ education
  • Learning environment: IPHD provides a safe and clean after school environment in the Saheli Community Center library where children can read, color and play.

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