New Delhi On 15th July 2022,a book and stationery kit Distribution program “Ready for School” was organizedfor children aged 3-8 years in Anganwadi centre of Kishangarh slum area in Delhi by a not for profit Organization BrighterME Foundation in partnership with Altezzasys Systems (a global IT consultancy organization).
Under the program “Ready for School”, books and stationery materials were distributed to the childrenin an Anganwadi centre in Kishangarh.Crayons, colouring books, creative clay modelling sets, notebooks, pencils and many other educational items were included inthe kit. In addition, educational and play materials such as Blocks, Alphabet and Number puzzles, Abacus, Slates, Toys like fruit and vegetable sets, etc. were provided to Anganwadi centres located in Kishangarh area.
The children were very excited after getting all these materials.In this program, the Honorary Director of BrighterME Foundation, Dr. Jayanti Prakash and team member Vishwa Prakash were present along with ICDS supervisor Mrs. Rajbala Sharma.The event was attended by the children, their mothers and Anganwadi workers.
Addressing the event, Dr. Jayanti Prakash said that the educational material distributed will help to increase the learning level of children and prepare them better for the primary schooling.
Also,these materials contribute to creating an attractive environment in the Angawadi centers and encourages children to attend the center on a regular basis.
Dr Jayanti Prakash shared that before organizing the program Ready for School, BrighterME Foundation did a detailed need analysis and identified the children as well as Anganwadi centers which were in need of such educational material.
BrighterME Foundationhopes to conduct more such events in order to encourage children to attend Anganwadi centers and schools in a post covid environment.
BrighterME Foundation is a not-for-profit organization working for education and skill development of underprivileged children and youth.
The organization works with young children and teachers in government schools as well as Anganwadi centers which are government ICDS (Integrated Child Development Services) centers providing early childhood education to 3–6-year-old children) in slum areas and endeavors to provide quality education in an engaging and happy environment. It is proven by research and experience that quality education interventions for preschool age children promote their enrolment and retention in the primary schools and helps them grow into contributing members of the society with better economic conditions. For this purpose, the organization builds capacities of teachers for and provides teaching and learning material and aids for essential learning of children.
More information about the organization is available at their website, www.brighterme.org.in