Spreading Computer Literacy

Empowering Individuals

Our Impact
Partner Schools/Organizations
  • RS Public School, Samthar, Chaupar Bazaar, Jhansi, 284304 Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India 125
  • Navparbhat Divayang Awasiya Vidhyalaya , Simli Karanparyag, Near Petrol pump Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India 61
  • Gyan Jyoti Awasiya Vidhyalaya, Tindwari, Banda Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India 210
  • Nisha Social Welfare Society, Basti Vikas Kendra C Block JJ Colony Bawana New Delhi, Delhi, India 106
  • Government Primary school, tijara, alwar, Rajasthan-301707 Alwar, Rajasthan, India 104
  • Sudama Devi Memorial School, Tindwari Banda 210128 Banda, Uttar Pradesh, India 123
  • M.G. High School , Narsing Mandir Badrinath Road Joshimath Chamoli 246443 Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India 140
  • City Montessori School, Budhiya Mai, Mandir Gandhi Maidan Siwan 841226 Siwan, Bihar, India 215
  • Noble English Primary School, Upper Depo, Bibvewadi Pune Pune, Maharashtra, India 250
  • Sarswati Shishu Mandir , Nathuwan Nainital, Uttarakhand, India 90
  • Shiv adarsh shikshan santhan , Dhodh, Sikar, Sikar, Rajasthan, India 180
  • Baba Sahay Ambedkar School, Gopalpura, Near Byepass, Triveni Nagar, Hose No. 1, Anand Vihar extension Jaipur, Rajasthan, India 200
  • RPS Inter College, Raj Hohan Hasanpur Amroha Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India 325
  • Maharshi Dayanand sarswati Sec. School, Thedi Fatehpur shekhwati Sikar, Rajasthan, India 175

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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