Nirantara Community Services                               1
IntroductionA not-for-profit Society registered under IndianSocieties Act of 1960     Registered in Karnataka State       ...
What we do?Microfinance and financial inclusion services –Soon portfolio will move to Shri ShivGayatriInfin Private Limite...
For further information on Microfinance program,              please visit webpage of       Shri ShivGayatri Infin Private...
Genesis & Evolution ofThe HoneyBees!!...Our experiences in microfinance interventions -Strong need felt by microfinance cl...
What we do?  Create quality foundation   • Pre-primary and Primary     education program        • Age group – 2 to 11 year...
Value PropositionReach out to9,200 childrenin 5 yearsSustainable                                                   Incr...
Today, in India, education in villagesis plagued by many fundamental issues...   Economic                     Social      ...
The State of Indian Education...• The census 2011 holds the National Literacy Rate to be around 64%• India has made progre...
Issues and challenges• Despite growing investment in education, 35% of its population is still  illiterate; only 15% of In...
Implementation ModelQuality education for children from diverseeconomic backgrounds    Kindergarten system adopted to conf...
Impact Strong foundation               All kids at schoolfor future education            and Happy learningImproved standa...
Key benefits to date Nirantara Kids and The HoneyBees!! provide quality education to 208 children in 3 districts        5-...
Goals for 5 years Develop franchising model for rapid scaling up        Provide quality        education to 9,200        c...
People @Nirantara Community Services• Board of Directors    –   Dr. Arun Balamatti    –   Dr. Md. Rafiuddin    –   Mr. Has...
For further info, please contact:            Nirantara Community Services      No. 123, Shantaveera, 10th Main, 2nd Cross,...
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  1. 1. Nirantara Community Services 1
  2. 2. IntroductionA not-for-profit Society registered under IndianSocieties Act of 1960 Registered in Karnataka State Started operations from December 2006, as an NGO-microfinance Though currently hold majority of microfinance portfolio, soon this will move to Shri ShivGayatri Infin Private Limited
  3. 3. What we do?Microfinance and financial inclusion services –Soon portfolio will move to Shri ShivGayatriInfin Private Limited Value-based Foundation Education Program – Education program acquired from Nirantara Foundation Support to Nirantara Livelihood Resources Private Limited through Institution Development and Skill & Tech Transfer service
  4. 4. For further information on Microfinance program, please visit webpage of Shri ShivGayatri Infin Private Limited
  5. 5. Genesis & Evolution ofThe HoneyBees!!...Our experiences in microfinance interventions -Strong need felt by microfinance clients Lack of value-based foundation education system – Institutions are either promoted for profit or political gains Founded and being guided by development professionals and social entrepreneurs Social enterprise model with triple bottom-line approach
  6. 6. What we do? Create quality foundation • Pre-primary and Primary education program • Age group – 2 to 11 years • Age-specific Teaching Learning Materials Develop best TLMs and SOPs • Standard Operating Procedures • 70% rural schools Build school network • Local entrepreneurs as franchise owners through Franchising • Handholding support for long-time • Cross subsidization model Create access to quality • More than 70% children are from poor socio- education economic background Build capacity of local • Local education entrepreneurs resources and ensure • Local youth as teachers community participation • Community participation
  7. 7. Value PropositionReach out to9,200 childrenin 5 yearsSustainable Increase inlow cost access to‘franchising’ qualitymodel for educationquality &  Reductioneffective in child laboreducation  Strong Planet foundation for Environment higher education People Young childre & their family Environment friendly schools  Environment education – activities that promote understanding of nature and environment
  8. 8. Today, in India, education in villagesis plagued by many fundamental issues... Economic Social Knowledge Issues Issues issues• Affordability of • Physical access to • Quality Education private education schools in government• Cost of transport • Class and caste schools dynamics • Technology and TLMS • Foundation Education The issues are interconnected affect in varying degrees 8
  9. 9. The State of Indian Education...• The census 2011 holds the National Literacy Rate to be around 64%• India has made progress in terms of increasing primary education attendance rate and expanding literacy to approximately 2/3 of the population.• Indias improved education system is often cited as one of the main contributors to the economic rise of India. Much of the progress especially in Higher education, Scientific research has been credited to various public institutions• The private education market in India is merely 5% although in terms of value is estimated to be worth $40 billion in 2008 and will increase to $68 billion by 2012
  10. 10. Issues and challenges• Despite growing investment in education, 35% of its population is still illiterate; only 15% of Indian students reach high school, and just 7% graduate• Lack of quality foundation/primary education results in to dropout of students. As of 2008, Indias post-secondary high schools offer only enough seats for 7% of Indias college-age population• Lack of quality education also makes large number of graduates unemployable• 80% of all schools are government schools making the government the major provider of education. However, because of poor quality of public education, 27% of Indian children are privately educated• Some of the other key issues of education in India are lack of funding & infrastructure, advanced curriculum, controversial policies 10
  11. 11. Implementation ModelQuality education for children from diverseeconomic backgrounds Kindergarten system adopted to confirm and promote local social and cultural ethos Franchising model to ensure uniformity and quality across different locations Cross subsidization to include maximum children from poor families Lays a strong foundation for higher education 11
  12. 12. Impact Strong foundation All kids at schoolfor future education and Happy learningImproved standard of education Happy Family 12
  13. 13. Key benefits to date Nirantara Kids and The HoneyBees!! provide quality education to 208 children in 3 districts 5-Nirantara Kids at Gulbarga & Bijapur towns The HoneyBees!! and one The HoneyBees!! at Bidar town
  14. 14. Goals for 5 years Develop franchising model for rapid scaling up Provide quality education to 9,200 children through 30 rural and 10 urban schools
  15. 15. People @Nirantara Community Services• Board of Directors – Dr. Arun Balamatti – Dr. Md. Rafiuddin – Mr. Hassan Mulla – Mr. Sharanabasava – Dr. Rajshekhar Patil – Mr. Niranjan Sheelavant• The HoneyBees!! School Program Management Team – Mrs. Laxmi Mugali – Mrs. Veena SS
  16. 16. For further info, please contact: Nirantara Community Services No. 123, Shantaveera, 10th Main, 2nd Cross, Near Vidya Shankara Ganapati Temple,Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore 560096, Karnataka, India info@nirantara.org |+91 80 23 575 288

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