Educate Girls is a non-profit organization in India that aims to tackle issues at the root cause of gender inequality in India’s education system. Founded in 2007, the non-governmental organization has its management and outreach office in Mumbai and operations in the Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Ajmer, Bundi, and Rajsamand districts of Rajasthan. Since 2007, Educate Girls has worked with over 7,000 government schools, where the introduction of creative learning and teaching techniques is claimed to have increased learning outcomes by 35-60 per cent. Since 2007, the organization has reached over 1,000,000 total beneficiaries, and enrolled close to 80,000 out-of-school girls in school Educate Girls was founded by Safeena Husain.
Educate Girls Vision, Mission and Goal Vision To achieve behavioural, social and economic transformation, so that every girl-child in India has equal opportunities to access quality education. Mission To reform government schools to improve girls’ education by leveraging existing community and government resources. Goal To improve access to and quality of education for 4 million children by 202O Impact • over 77,000 girls brought back to school
• 30,914 girls trained as girl leaders
• 4,000 SMC formed
• Over 4,000 active Team Balika members
• Learning Outcomes among 28,000 children
• Hindi reading of a story went up from 15% to 35%
• English reading of a sentence and above increased from 9% to 29%
• Math Skills in doing simple multiplication and division improved from 11% to 29%