India – A few interesting facts<br /><ul><li> There are 268 million illiterate people in India, unable to read, write or make a reasoned decision and almost a third of the world’s total number</li></ul>http://www.efareport.unesco.org/ (2007)<br /><ul><li>Women receive on average only 1.8 years of schooling in India.
In 75 percent of schools there is only one teacher for several classes.
Of the 32 million children that began school in 2004, less than half will complete a compulsory 8 years of education.</li></li></ul><li>…how can you help?<br />
Step 1: Explore<br />Identify impact areas and relevant activities.<br />Take support/<br />permissions from college/ organizations if required.<br />Zero down on the activities that you wish to undertake.<br />
Step 2: Communicate the idea<br />Pitch in your ideas through Microsoft workshops and your STCs<br />Associate with the other students’ councils.<br />Publicize through posters, fliers, Facebook etc. <br />
Step 3: Kick start<br />Launch with an event and register interested participants.<br />Allot work through effective team building. <br />Mail back an official letter confirming initiation of “YuvaMSP_<your college>” Chapter.<br />
Step 3: Sustain & Replicate<br />Sustain by:<br />1.Motivating volunteers.<br />2. Keeping in touch with your regional leads through monthly reports.<br />3. Maintaining a Facebook group named YuvaMSP_<your city><br />Carry out projects like:<br />1. Teaching at least 20 students per person for 2 hours /week.<br />2. Hold events involving random acts of kindness in any form at least once a month.<br />3. Collaborate with other MSPs in your city.<br />Replicate successful projects through innovative techniques.<br />
Resources at your disposal<br />Two Big Brands<br /><ul><li> Microsoft
Yuva Unstoppable</li></ul>Presentations<br />A set of presentations to get you started<br />Documents<br /><ul><li> Letters for college heads
MoU b/w Microsoft &</li></ul> Yuva Unstoppable<br />Videos<br />To spice up your intro sessions<br />Contact sheet<br />Fallbacks in case of doubt<br />
Follow up required<br />At least 2 meetings per month in the form of events and General Body Meetings.<br />A report consisting of event details, pictures and videos to the regional lead in the first week of every month. <br />Also update your respective YuvaMSP_<city name> FB Group.<br />
SOMEONE OUT THERE NEEDS YOUR HELPING HAND…<br />All you have to give is 2 hours a week…<br />Just 2 hours in a week. It is like spending 4 days in a year for building your nation…<br />Brick by brick and child by child…<br />So lets take a step forward.<br />The CHANGEbegins NOW…<br />