Desks to get schoolgirls off floor
Focus: Education , Girl Child
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Help 93 girls make their place in the world by making place for them in their classrooms
PPES have raised enough for 25 desks and benches! This fundraiser also received our first wedding donations before our wedding feature was even ready! :)
The funds have been used to help 75 schoolgirls get quality education. Check out news update for details!
Lack of infrastructure and basic amenities in schools are just one obstacle students face while pursuing quality education in India. For girls at PPES' school sitting on hard concrete floors is not only tiring, but it also makes writing their lessons very difficult. Improving their learning space with basic furniture will affect how they learn and interact with each other, as well as improve their classroom experience, posture and handwriting.WHY IN ANUPSHAHR
In the small village of Anupshahr in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulundshahr district, families did not always send their daughters to school – either due to poverty or because parents felt they belonged at home doing chores. Over the last 15 years, PPES have worked to change the community’s mentality and give these girls a free education. Something as basic as a desk will improve the learning environment as well as appeal to new students who wish to join.
Drawing and writing is so much more comfortable when sitting at a desk.
I love the classrooms that have desks. Winters here are very cold and the days we have to sit on the floor I shiver all day instead of studying.
When students don’t have a proper place to sit, you cannot expect quality education.
Each desk and attached bench costs PPES ₹2,000 to build and will comfortably accommodate three students. These desks will be put to good use by girls in classes 6 through 12. After successfully raising funds to cover the cost of 54 desks out of a required 85, the school needs just another ₹62,000 to build the remaining 31 desks.
Your generous contribution helped this fundraiser raise ₹49,006. The amount raised is enough to buy 25 desks with attached benches for the senior school. Three students can sit comfortably on one bench and these desks will get help 75 schoolgirls get quality education.
Providing a commodity as basic as a desk doesn’t just improve the condition of a classroom but also attracts more underprivileged students to the school.