Empowerment through education
About the Partner
Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Samiti RBKS is a registered charity organization working since 1981 in southern Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh. This area inhabited by tribal families. Children and women are anemic in the region. Literacy rate is low and youth is frustrated due to lack of meaningful employment. School dropout rate is high especially among girls. Large numbers of families are fighting for rights to their sloping and degrading lands, all these lead to poor economic condition. Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Samiti works on the overall community empowerment by availing basic requirements including education, health care, sanitation and livelihood.
About The Project
The Mission Education center of Smile Foundation in Kotra block of Udiapur district provides basic education to 200 children beneficiaries enrolled in the centre. The children enrolled in the project centre are from nearby villages. The dropout rate is higher in the villages due to and poor financial conditionals of the inhabitants and unavailability of the educational support from parents. Through the Mission Education project centre Smile Foundation tries to provide the basic necessities to the children including education and nutrition and tries to mainstream theses children in the local government schools for brighter educational prospects.
Smile Foundation believes that the family’s economic condition and community environment can influence a child’s development either by sustaining it or hampering it. Hence, Smile Foundation intends to work simultaneously for educating children and community.