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Sponsor a Literacy Site Scholarship for a Girl in India

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Help a girl in rural Rajasthan, India attend school!

In India's northwestern state of Rajasthan, an underdeveloped, severe desert region on Pakistan's border, literacy rates are extremely low, especially among women.

Fifty bright, motivated girls at The Fabindia School in this harsh region need tuition help--the $25 per month tuition is simply an impossible expense for their families.

Sponsor a Literacy Site Scholar at The Fabindia School--just $25 keeps a young girl in school for an entire month!

Since its inception, the school has been committed to encouraging education for girls in a culture where most parents who can afford school would send only their sons. To accomplish this, the school has a policy of subsidizing their tuition. In addition, the school enrolls and subsidizes tuition for children from socially and economically marginalized communities who otherwise would not have access to a quality education.

The Fabindia School is a non-religious, non-profit, private school for boys and girls ages three through 17. With a library, science lab, computer center, sports fields, and a forested area, as well as a remarkable teacher-student ratio of 1:24, The Fabindia School offers an exceptional education to more than 700 students. It is a matter of pride that girls hold many leadership posts in the school.


Progress Report, May 2015

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This year, GreaterGood.org and The Literacy Site sponsored five hopeful scholars from Rajasthan, in North-West, India. In this region of india, female literacy rates are some of the worst in the country, and parents are still reluctant to educate their daughters. Generous donors completely funded an entire year of schooling for three students, and we are on our way to funding the remaining two girls. The Fabindia School is committed to providing a high quality, affordable education for girls from pre-school through Class 12 in High School.



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