Vidya Shakti

Mainstreaming Girl Children

Sector: Education

Beneficiaries Group: Girl Child

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana


The funder company is focused on providing housing loans and finance solutions to families with informal incomes


In India, more than 2 million girls in India are Out of school while 53% girls between age group of 5-9 are illiterates with dropout rate of 58%. India loses a staggering $56 billion USD a year in potential earnings because of illiteracy among young women and Haryana is the worst hit where Female Literacy rate has dropped from 59.61% in 2001 to 56.91% in 2011.


Enabling a Girl Child to be educated in regular school by providing for “Bridge Education” The program involves various aspects starting from conducting everyday classes to provide learning support in gaining age appropriate knowledge to facilitate enrolment of girls in age appropriate grade in regular schools to counselling and sensitizing the community and parents on gender issues to ensure the girls don’t drop out.

Total Outlay:   0.1cr

Area Of Work: Mainstreaming Girl Children

Who Can Apply:

28th February 18