Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality and lays a foundation for sustained growth but unfortunately about 800 million people across the world lack the basic reading and writing skills needed to accomplish simple tasks such as reading a medicine label or filling out a job application, costing the global economy more than $1.19 trillion a year, according to a new report, Economic and social cost of illiteracy
(a) The cost of illiteracy to the global economy is estimated at US$ 1.19 trillion
(b) 800 million people across the world lack the basic reading and writing skills
(c) Illiterate earn 30%-40% less than their literate counterparts
(d) Globally over 100 million children don’t go to school each day
The report looks at the cost at the cost of illiteracy in emerging and developing countries, as well as the cost of functional illiteracy in developed world. it reveals that globally, over one in five people can’t read or write and more than 100 million children don’t go to school each day. Study report of Nitya Foundation said –no matter whether you live in the developed or developing world, poor illiteracy is running lives and is linked with an array of poor life outcomes, such as poverty, unemployment, social exclusion, crime and long term illness.
So Nitya Foundation aimed to put in place a sustainable action plan to deal with the problem of illiteracy in slum area .
Nitya Foundation operational areas are10 slums in Delhi and some selected rural areas in Haryana. The best way to restore the lost dignity and honor is to give education to have-nots. As many children as possible are provided by this facility. They radiate joy in learning. They feel proud that they also have the opportunity to read and write and come to know the world.Pre-school centers are started with a vision of promoting the children for formal schooling, which will be helpful for the children in the slums and resettlement colonies in Delhi. Thousands of children are enrolled for pre schooling in the Balwadis managed by Nitya Foundation.
Nitya Foundation has prepared its own text book named “Teach for better tomorrow” which was scientifically designed to suit the overall integrated development of children. Teacher were imparted regular Training on various methods to make learning interesting and easy for kids. Regular teacher-parents meetings were held to discuss issue affecting children like health, nutrition, hygiene absenteeism, admission to formal schoolls etc.
Seeing India as a nation and society which is poverty-free, educated, free from child labour where there inequality will be no longer exists and everyone will get his fundamental rights such as Education, Good Food, Good Health and Shelter for themselves and to envision such nation where the women of the society will be empowered and self-dependent.
In nutshell to work towards crafting a better India which ensures basic health, education, empowerment and equality to every citizen.
Creating beautiful and better society by providing and ensuring basic necessities to every deprived individual and to become an association and execution partner of Schools, NGOs, Corporates, and Government agencies for advancement programs across India.
"Nitya Foundation is a Organization who helps Poor."
"I am thankful to Nitya Foundation and thier team for kind help for the placement of the Minority Girls"