Educate the girl child
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning. Obtaining quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and will take a step closer towards sustainable development. Sankalp envisions a bright future for every girl achieved through the opportunity of education. In order to overcome the gender disparities in the society education is the tool that can empower and give the strength to make one’s own choices. Addressing the same, Sankalp offers scholarships to deserving girls coming from underprivileged families to reach their fullest potential in life. Sankalp partners with low cost private English medium schools and identifies those in need external monetary support to continue their education and aid in checking the school dropout rates of girl students due to their financial constraints.
Under ‘Sankalp – Siksha’, the organization has supported more than 150 girls for education. This year alone the organization has supported 129 children dwelling in different slums in Hyderabad. The organization along with providing scholarships also supports the stationary needs of these children, enabling them to work hard and ensure they don’t feel left out amongst peers.
Sankalp also holds awareness workshops for children and parents on the importance of education, life skills, child sexual abuse, health and hygiene and other value addition events. The organization, from time to time counsel’s parents and students, addressing the several issues of distress.