Greeting from Nikunj Foundation .
We wish you all Happy New Year 2014 .
My name is Jaideep Varma . I am educator by profession having more than a decade experience . I am chairman of NIkunj foundation .
India is a nation of a billion dreams, a billion aspirations and above all great opportunities. To turn these dreams into reality, especially for the vulnerable sections of the society, Reliance Foundation has taken the path of inclusive development to address their basic needs. Nikunj Foundation is Mixed bunch of young & experienced Educators . All of them cater different schools in different capacities viz. as director , principal , head of departments etc . Nelson Mandela once said " “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” . As educator we believes if we want , we can change the face of the nation by providing guidance to our young generation . Our Mission to educate India remains in our heart . Our organization under the leadership of Educationist from across the India launch the Program " Education For All " .
Statistical Facts which drives our Mission:
1 - India still home to largest illiterate population: UNESCO
2 - The literacy ratio of India is 65.38% with male literacy at 75.85% and female literacy at 54.16%
3 - Of the 193 million Children in the age group 6 to 14 years, 8.1 million children are out of school as of Sept 2004 as per Government statistics.
4 - Net primary enrollment ratio in 2001/02 : 83 7%
5 - Children reaching grade 5 in 2000/01 : 59 8 %
6 - Many of the 8.3 million Indian children born with low birth weight will carry a burden of disadvantage with them into primary school.
We work with children in orphanages, slum and village community centers; educating and mentoring them for a better future, for both themselves and our country.
What We Need & What You Get
We want to build up a school for these children so that they can access the better education . For that we need the following :
1 - fund for purchase of land where we build the school building .
2 - fund for construction of school building .
3 - Honorary salaries to educators .
4 - funds for Providing breakfast , lunch & dinner to children’s .
5 - funds for Electricity & Water tax.
For your contribution our students will send you a memento made by them .Believe us " they are not ordinary children , they are very very special children " lets us join our hands and help these children .
Your help will bring smiles to millions of children who actually deprived from Elementary Education .Your little contribution help the world to became a better place to live in for these children.