May 30, 2013
For quite a few months, I have been dwelling on this thought on how to teach values to children (through ILP's MDLS program we work a lot with High school children and hence that was the focus area). No, I am not an epitome of good values which gives me the right to teach someone values (by the way, no one is an epitome of values and nobody should teach values and I will come to that in
May 21, 2013
Second PU results came out last week. One of the girls, Pragati (Name changed) , supported by ILP scored 71%. Everyone at ILP was extremely happy at the achievement. Even NDTV came over to cover her as part of their series on education. Surprised? And wondering why a girl, who scored 71% marks, became this significant, when the first rank student in Karnataka probably scored 98% or more.
May 16, 2013
Tenth standard results came out last week and this year (2012-13), 9 students of our ILP Puraskara scholarship program appeared for SSLC and their results have been heartening and inspiring. We had a 100% pass percentage with 3 First class, 3 Second class and 3 pass class.
April 14, 2013
Kids assemble in the Gubbi Learning Center on Sundays, from the nearby villages some as far out as 18 Kms. The subject matter for today’s session was Environmental Awareness. In the spirit of keeping the sessions participatory, the day kicked off with a quick warm up session with kids sharing their ‘guri’ or goal in life-
March 23, 2013
(Written by Usha Thothathri, ILP Volunteer)
The Anugoonj Education Program, jointly organized by Mahila Samiti and ILP is showing encouraging results with increased enrollment and consistent attendance in the Chhatarpur District in Madhya Pradesh.
March 16, 2013
(Written by Shikhar Agarwal)
This blog talks about how ILP and IRCDS, are working in the Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu, India to help in child education - challenges being faced and accomplishments till date.
November 06, 2011
The story of the struggles and success of one boy supported by ILP.
I remember him as a boy with a perpetually serious expression. Purushotham stood out from the rest of his group because of his fluency in English and his conversational skills. He was only thirteen years old at the time when he first became associated with ILP.
December 14, 2009
(Posted by Kiran, Volunteer, ILP Bangalore)
India Literacy Project supports a community library for children in Yeshwantpur, Bangalore, India. Our Bangalore chapter volunteers conducted a drawing and painting session based on the theme of the upcoming Christmas festival on Dec 13th 2009 at the Sunnadagoodu library.