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Literacy-Breaking The Cycle
About Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy : <ul><li>Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy (born 1945) is an Indian social activist and educator. In 1972 he ...
About Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy : <ul><li>Bunker Roy was born in Burnpur Bengal, present-day West Bengal. His father was a mecha...
His Venture : <ul><li>Bunker Roy, after his education, decided to work in the villages much to the chagrin of his parents....
Recognition of his Venture : <ul><li>The Arab Gulf Fund for the United Nations (AGFUND) Award for promoting Volunteerism <...
Credits <ul><li>Darren Wong Yi Xian </li></ul><ul><li>Lok Junda </li></ul><ul><li>Wang Zifan </li></ul>Resources from: Wik...
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Literacy breaking the cycle

  1. 1. Literacy-Breaking The Cycle
  2. 2. About Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy : <ul><li>Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy (born 1945) is an Indian social activist and educator. In 1972 he founded the Barefoot college in Tilonia, Rajasthan. The Indian non-governmental organization was registered as the Social Work and Research Centre. He was selected as one of Time 100, the 100 most influential personalities in the world by TIME Magazine in 2010. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy : <ul><li>Bunker Roy was born in Burnpur Bengal, present-day West Bengal. His father was a mechanical engineer and his mother retired as India's trade commissioner to Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>He went to the Doon School from 1956 to 1962 and attended St. Stephen's College, Delhi from 1962 to 1967. He earned his master's degree in English. He then decided to devote himself to social service, to the shock of his parents. </li></ul>
  4. 4. His Venture : <ul><li>Bunker Roy, after his education, decided to work in the villages much to the chagrin of his parents. His dream of using traditional expertise rather than &quot;bookish knowledge&quot; for the uplift of neglected communities. He has worked all his life with the Barefoot College, an NGO that he founded. </li></ul><ul><li>Barefoot College has trained more than 3 million people for jobs in the modern world, in buildings so rudimentary they have dirt floors and no chairs. The rural youth selected by the community have to be impoverished, subsisting on barely one meal a day to receive training at Barefoot college. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Recognition of his Venture : <ul><li>The Arab Gulf Fund for the United Nations (AGFUND) Award for promoting Volunteerism </li></ul><ul><li>The World Technology Award for Social Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>The Stockholm Challenge Award for Information Technology </li></ul><ul><li>The NASDAQ Stock Market Education Award </li></ul><ul><li>The Tyler Prize.[9] </li></ul><ul><li>The St Andrews Prize for the Environment - 2003 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Credits <ul><li>Darren Wong Yi Xian </li></ul><ul><li>Lok Junda </li></ul><ul><li>Wang Zifan </li></ul>Resources from: Wikipedia

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