Education holds the key to the future
There are still about a quarter of India’s young women who can neither read nor write. And this situation is not much better when it comes to their male counterparts. This creates problems: illiterates cannot read street names, check price tags, bills or pay slips; they cannot fill in a bank transfer form and they don’t understand employment contracts. However, all these skills are urgently needed to cope with everyday life. Having set up schools for ca. 12,000 girls and boys, wortundtat contributes to the fact that this situation is gradually improving - step by step.
During our last visit to India, the schools have presented us with their budgets. This year, we would like to ask you to support the school in Kakinada. It is situated right in the middle of a slum of the harbour town. Some people live between piles of rubbish, others in rapidly dilapidated blocks of flats. The parents of our pupils cannot get out of this situation on their own. However, their children can use what they have learned at school to forge their way to a better future.
Next year, the school needs some urgently required materials, such as text books, exercise books and clothing for the pupils, food, pot and crockery for the canteen, school furniture and some other things. The budget for 2012, which we need to buy these items, is about € 37,000.
You can help wortundtat to fulfil this task!
In order to provide the 2,000 pupils with high-quality lessons next year, we need € 18.50 per person.
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