13,40,000 children below 5 die in a year, that is 3671 under 5 child deaths per day Nearly half of all child deaths under 5 in India are attributed to undernutrition1 in every 11 children in India is working, when they should be at school More than half (56%) of the under 5 deaths occur within the first 28 days of life, we work to prevent these lives India accounts for more than 3 out of 10stunted children in the world 47% of the women in India are married when they are a child (before the age of 18), and 30% bear a child when they are a child (adolescent mothers)17.7 million children and adolescents are out of school in India, this is 14% of world's population of children out of school20% of grade 2 children in India cannot recognize numbers 1-9; 53% of children drop out of school at elementary level49.5% of grade 5 children cannot do subtraction and 55% of grade 8 children cannot solve 3 digits by 1 digit division problem; 51.09% of grade 5 children cannot read grade 2 English and 25.4% children of grade 8 cannot read grade 2 text.
A small help required.
Will you please post this message in the known groups so that it gets circulated, thanks.
If you have come across any bright students coming from poor financial background who have finished their 10th standard this year and scored more than 80%, please ask them to contact the NGO - Prerana (Supported by Infosys foundation).
The NGO is conducting a written test and those who clear the test will be eligible for financial help for their further studies.
We are a work of God that is driven by His promise (Joshua 1:5), dedicated to His purpose (Joshua 1:2), anchored by His ubiquitous presence (Joshua 1:9) and bolstered by his limitless power (Joshua 1:6) for bringing hope and succor to the socially and economically deprived and disadvantaged in the Indian society.
In order to realize its vision, SOLS has devised a two-pronged approach:
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ORPHANAGE: BHARATHA MATHA SEVAI ILLAM
NO: 2, Karpagammbal nagar, Nandiambakkam, Chennai 600120, Tamilnadu, India.
BHARATHA MATHA SEVAI ILLAM (BMSI) Is registered under section 34(3) of the Juvenile Justice Care and Protection of Children Act 2000, as amended in 2006 and rules therein vide SL No: 65/DSD/2010.
1.) Slum Children, 2.) Food Security, 3.) Education, 4.) Health