Education for Underprivileged Children



Vidya & Child – A snapshot
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Vidya & Child - A Snapshot

  1. 1. Education for Underprivileged Children Vidya & Child – A snapshot • Started in 1998 with 2 children, today reaches out to over 800 children across 4 communities in Noida and 1 in Siwan, Bihar • Team of over 60 teachers & staff and a strong network of over 45 actively involved volunteers • A strong relationship with each child till the child is financially independent • Our Supporters – TechMahindra Foundation, Axis Bank Foundation, ATS Infrastructure, Cadence Design Systems, HCL, Mentor Graphics, GiveIndia and YouthReach Non Formal Education Programme – Prepares children for mainstream school • Caters to over 700 children • Classes held from Nursery to Class V • Internally developed level-based curriculum • 1:20, teacher to child ratio • Strong parent interaction programme • On completeion of Class V, children admitted to formal mainstream schools After School Support Programme – Academic support from Class VI to X • More than 100 children admitted to mainstream schools • Academic support to all mainstreamed children • Reinforcement of academic concepts • Active volunteer involvement in academics Foundation Programme – Tutoring support from Class XI upwards • Currently caters to over 35 children of Class XI upwards • 13 children have finished Class XII and are pursuing higher education • Children provided professional help from tutors Arts & Performing Arts Programme – A creative platform for children to dream • Caters to over 250 students learning atleast one activity • Children can choose from Kathak, Tabla, Music, Art & Craft, Theatre, Film Making etc.. • Children who have been learning since 4-5 years are excellent performers • Classes conducted by professionals from respective fields Life Skills Programme – To help children face life’s challenges • Part of curriculum from Nursery to Class XII • Internally developed curriculum under guidance from professionals • Intensive workshops, film reviews and interactive sessions for Class X to XII www.vidyaandchild.org e-mail – info@vidyaandchild.org

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