Child Education is a basic level programme of Tare Zameen Foundation, which is committed to providing basic education underprivileged children.
1 in 4 children of school-going age is out of school in our country – 99 million children in total have dropped out of school (Census 2011)
Out of every 100 children, only 32 children finish their school education age-appropriately (District Information System for Education (DISE) 2014-15)
Only 2% of the schools offer complete school education from Class 1 to Class 12 (District Information System for Education (DISE) 2014-15)
There are 10.13 million child laborers between 5-14 years in India (Census 2011)
India has 33 million working children between the ages of 5-18 years. In parts of the country, more than half the child population is engaged in labor (Census 2011)
42% of married women in India were married as children (District Information System for Education (DISE 3)
Tare Zameen Foundation has been giving the opportunity to many unprivileged and underprivileged children to get education. It is encouraging dropout children to go back to school and at least complete their matriculation. It is also engaged in giving basic education for the illiterate and uneducated adults since, we believe that educated adults would understand the importance of education and would encourage children to go to school. It would also help them to not get fooled by anyone and would understand their rights.
It is an aim of the organization to put at least500 children, including dropouts to formal schooling system by 2020. The organization has been taking steps little by little to achieve it.
1.2ASA SIKHIBA ODIA BHASHA
Tare Zameen Foundation has an aim to promote Odia language among PravasiOdias by targeting the young children to learn their mother tongue besides coming up with several other initiatives to promote the cause. Staying connected with your roots!!! Not everyone makes an attempt to do that, but Tare Zameen Foundation has been relentlessly working to promote Odia language among PravasiOdias by targeting the young children to learn their mother tongue besides coming up with several other initiatives to promote the cause. The Tare Zameen is also making an endeavour to stir the minds of youngsters about what lies ahead for a better Odisha. The churning process is planned through essays and debates in their mother tongue. They call this initiative as ‘Odisha My Vision’. This is a state wide programme to involve each and every educational institution right from block level to state level and from higher secondary students to post graduate students in learning Odia.