Sirmaur is the most south-eastern district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is largely mountainous and rural, with 90% of its population living in villages. Agriculture is the backbone of economy here. Sirmaur district has a population of 530,164 .The district has a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometre . Sirmaur has a sex
Chattisgarh has experienced continuous social unrest for the past several years. The worst affected have been girls of this state. However, thanks to IIMPACT’s intervention in Raigarh, a large number of tribal girls have been able to get an education.
In Madhya Pradesh, IIMPACT works in Sheopur District which has a record of lowest female literacy rates in 2001 and 2011 Censuses. IIMPACT runs 40 learning centres in 40 villages of the Badoda Block of District Sheopur. The project area lies in between Ranthambore National Park on one side and the Palpur-Kuno wildlife sanctuary on
IIMPACT runs 50 Learning Centres in 50 villages of the Diamond Harbor Block of South 24 Parganas District in West Bengal, approximately 40 kilometers from Kolkata. The project was inaugurated on 21st January 2011 in village Patra where hundreds of children and their parents from neighboring villages were present in full force. District 24 Parganas
IIMPACT runs 50 Learning Centers in the tribal, hilly villages of District Gajapati in Orissa. This entire area is set in the most inaccessible mountainous terrain and represents very low female literacy rates. The schools are either completely absent in the tribal forest villages or are situated far away, making it difficult for girls to
Kishanganj is one of the least female literate districts in the country where a mere 18% of the girls are educated. Lack of motivation on the part of the parents coupled with poor accessibility to the existing education schemes are the primary causes for the poor female literacy levels. IIMPACT has introduced 50 Learning Centres
IIMPACT runs 54 Learning Centres in the Mewat region of Haryana. Access to education in Mewat has been a problem, especially for girls. The abysmally poor literacy rate here ranges from 1.76% to 2.13 %, being the lowest in the country.
IIMPACT currently runs 21 Learning Centres in the Bero block of Ranchi District. In this tribal, minority inhabited area out-of-school girls are the norm. There is very little or no access to female education because of the prevailing regional, social and gender discrepancies.
In April 2012 IIMPACT extended its reach to the State of Uttarakhand. IIMPACT conducted a survey in the villages of the Capital District Dehradun in the month of March 2012 and identified 30 villages with a very high concentration of out-of-school girls, mostly belonging to minority and tribal populations. IIMPACT has started learning centers in
IIMPACT currently runs 75 Learning Centres in 75 villages in Mehmoodabad and Reusa Blocks of District Sitapur of Uttar Pradesh. An acute lack of access to schools nearby is the main reason for girls not going to school. Girl child education is in fact extremely low in these areas, where female literacy falls below
IIMPACT currently runs 95 Learning Centres in 95 villages in Alwar District. The area is characterized by social and economic backwardness but has a large number of women’s Self Help Groups who have benefited from micro credit. IIMPACT enlists the support of these Self Help Groups to promote the importance of education and has ended