Make an IIMPACT! Empower the Girl Child through Education

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Make an IIMPACT! Empower the Girl Child through Education </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Women hold up half the sky Chinese Saying Investment in girls education may well be the highest-return investment available in the developing world Larry Summers, when Chief Economist at the World Bank Gender inequality hurts economic growth, Goldman Sachs, 2008 research report showing how much developing countries could improve their economic performance by educating girls When women command greater power, child health and nutrition improves Esther Duflo, Economist, MIT </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> IIMPACTs focus is on educating the Girl Child Primary education Girls 6-14 years Poor and disadvantaged communities Remote and rural India [Established 2003 by alumni of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for all thoughtful professionals] </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> IIMPACT Methodology is inclusive and empowers the community Offers good quality primary education Develops each girl to be an independent thinker and self learner Employs creative learning materials that stimulate and enhance awareness, comprehension, self esteem and confidence Provides friendly, open communication and develop happy students Bestows ownership and responsibility to the students, parents and village groups Involves community members in improving the situation in their village Girls learn to shed their inhibitions, hesitation and shyness and perform well at every stage The empowered girl, aware parents and community ensure non-interrupted education of the girls </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> IIMPACTs Operating Model builds an ecosystem for sustainable outcomes Identification of areas and beneficiaries Mobilization of volunteers and civil society organizations Training of teachers Developing teaching and learning materials Establishing Learning Centers Innovative education techniques Special focus on pedagogy Impart good knowledge in key subjects Art, craft, culture and sports involvement Life skills training for girls Involvement of parents, panchayat, community and schools Mainstreaming and follow-up Advocacy, awareness generation and networking </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> IIMPACT Monitors Success Indicators Strong systems for review and reporting Monthly reports on key indicators of performance Regular field visits by Coordinator &amp; Board members Awards for good performance for Teachers &amp; Students Management Audit of projects Report Card : Participation Student attendance : 75% Attendance of parents in monthly PTA meetings: 72% Student enrolment per Centre : 32 Annual drop out rate : less than 5% Report Card : Academic Maximum marks obtained in Class V : 92% Girls getting first division in Class V exam: 97% Girls passing Class V : 100% of those who took the exams </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> IIMPACT Governance protects all key stakeholders PresidentAnil Tandon Managing Director, Tex Corp TreasurerAmal Jajodia - Chief of International Operations, Pidilite Inds. SecretaryRahul Tandon Sr. Consultant, Eureka Forbes Board Members Satish Kumar - Managing Director, Henkel India Arvind Mahajan - Executive Director, KPMG Advisory Services Devraj Singh - Managing Director (India Opns), TBM Consultants Ramasastry Ambarish - Managing Partner, SRB2 Group LLC Advisors Krishan Dhawan Managing Director, Oracle India Biswajit Sen Rural Development Specialist, World Bank, Delhi Vision Implementor: Nirmala Tandon Revered Teacher, ex-Delhi Public School </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Help replicate a proven model nationwide 2008: 8,600 girls in 290 LCs 200 villages in Rajasthan, Haryana, UP, Karnataka &amp; Jharkhand 2009: 10,000 girls in 350 LCs Expansion in Karnataka, Jharkhand, Haryana, Bihar, MP and TN 2013: 60,000 girls in 2,000 LCs 41 districts in 9 States </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> IIMPACT Learning Centres are the building blocks One Learning Centre Costs INR 80,000 per year = USD 2,500 Educates 30 girls per year Ideal commitment is for 5 years A $2,500 donation equates to: $85 per girl per year $7 per girl per month! IIMPACT has NO admin/cost recovery from donations So every dollar donated goes straight through to the children! </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Next Actions: Make an IIMPACT! Donate now Online at http://preview.tinyurl.com/IIMPACT Wire/Telegraphic Transfer http://www.iimpact.net/donations.h tml For more information, visit our website: www.iimpact.net Email a friendly IIMPACT rep: India: piroja_mehta@yahoo.com USA: amaljajodia@hotmail.com Australia: dilip.rao@gmail.com </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> IIMPACT Model is proven and scalable </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Girl Child Community Today Tomorrow Higher Schooling Better skills Better health Social improvement [Marriage at appropriate age] Out of school Work pressure Social problems (e.g. early marriage) Poor health Improved livelihoods Large scale literacy Progress Sustained poverty Generational illiteracy Backwardness Expected Outcomes </li> </ul>