Write to learn

Sep 08, 2011, 08:27 IST | The Guide Team
Today is International Literacy Day. The Guide picks three NGOs working in education, so that you can make a difference to someone's life

Being one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India, Pratham's contribution to the field of education is widely recognised. You can volunteer to teach children or help out with projects. The organisation has a wide reach and works to increase enrollment in schools, enhance learning in communities, and reaches out to children, who are unable to attend school.
Log on to: www.pratham.org

The NGO believes in a collaborative student-centric method of teaching. They work in collaboration with the BMC and run seven Municipal Muktangan schools in Mumbai. You can help kids study, read them stories or conduct GK sessions to improve their overall knowledge.
Call 24938752 / 24938599

If you think you don't possess the skills to teach, but would like to contribute to the field of education, volunteer with Atma. They work closely with other NGOs to help in capacity-building, training and implementation. If you volunteer with them, you can design projects, help design curriculum and make videos or brochures to encourage the spread of education.
Call 26059810

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