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 achieved to enroll 60 more girls. In the last two years we enabled 143 girls to receive a school education.
Decreased student to teacher ratio: IPHD hired one teacher to ensure that the government school was not overburdened by new students.
Employment: IPHD provides employment to four Bhikamkor women — two as education advocates, one as full-time school teacher 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 all enrolled girls. IPHD also offers free transportation services for girls who require it.
Changing values: IPHD outreach workers 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.
School facilities: IPHD provides a comfortable school environment by establishing modern classroom furniture. Drinking facilities are available since IPHD provides a water dispenser and cooler.