Spreading Computer Literacy

Empowering Individuals

Our Impact
COMPUTER SHIKSHA'S REACHOUT
Partner Schools/Organizations
  • Samagra kranti gurukul chaitanya Dham, 262 chaitanya dham nandbag colony pikariya Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India 250
  • Little Dreams Academy , Dadiya Rampura Sikar, Rajasthan, India 170
  • Jagriti High school, palar rengwa jhansi UP-284121 Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India 100
  • SPYM, Vasantkunj New Delhi, Delhi, India 15
  • The Astha Vision Academy, Baram, Bangapani, Dharchula, Pithoragarh,262544 Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India 103
  • Pratibha Bal UPS, VPO-Singhasan, Piparli Sikar, Rajasthan, India 85
  • G.B. islamiya Inter College, Kulpahar, Mahoba, Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, India 250
  • Dr. Shakil Jahangiri public school, sujatpur,post-mirganj, Bareliy-293504 Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India 75
  • AL-Noor Public School , Karbala Bazar Barharia, Siwan Siwan, Bihar, India 180
  • New Horizon English School 2, Lane No. 14, Near Khar Building Bhagyodaya Nagar Kondhwa Khurd Pune 411048 Pune, Maharashtra, India 130
  • Sadhbhavna Foundation, Gandhi Murti, near GIC Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India 100
  • Gauri Memorial Inter College, Vijaynagar, Agastyamuni, Distt Rudraprayag, Rudraprayag , Uttarakhand, India 110
  • Chetram junior high school, Umararkhera, orai (Jalaun) U.P 285001 Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh, India 50
  • Sunrise Public School_Shri Sahdev Prathmik Vidyalaya, 354 Ravi Nagar, Mughalsarai, Chandauli Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh, India 150

Number of lives touched

Besides the number of children currently taking lessons from Computer Shiksha there have been many more who have taken a few lessons but were unable to complete the course.Besides children there have been a few enthusiastic senior citizens who have also taken lessons.

Bringing more children into the formal fold, and improving attendance

Children in Nai Kiran Universal School in Ardee City, Sector 52, Gurgaon are mostly children of migrant labour. The school used to struggle in convincing the parents to send their children to school. Many would prefer their children to beg or engage in some other work where they could earn some money rather than study.

To join the school, the biggest attraction for the children and their parents used to be the free mid day meal. After Computer Shiskha started its Computer Literacy classes, some interesting trends became obvious.

More parents started approaching the Nai Kiran School for admissions and when they were queried, what brought them to this school; the answer mostly was that they had heard that Nai Kiran had started Computer Classes and they wanted their children to learn Computers.

The second trend too was quite interesting. We used to do computer classes at this school twice a week. Over time, it became apparent that there will be higher attendance on those 2 days compared to other days of the week. It was simply because children did not want to miss the Computer Classes. Later, when we expanded our Computer Literacy program to other schools, it became the usual observation in other schools too.

Enhancing Employability

Computer Shiksha has now taken kids from Class XI and XII into its fold at Government Senior Secondary School, Chakkarpur Village. The course structure has been modified to make it accelerated so that the students are able to complete all lessons by the time they are ready to leave school. With it becoming almost mandatory to have some preliminary knowledge of using IT equipment to be eligible for applying to many jobs we are hopeful that those students who would want to take up employment after Class XII will find it easier to do so.

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