Skill-Ed: Training on Java Script by TCS volunteers

  • Neha
  • September 2, 2021
  • 2 min read

Bhumi’s Skill-Ed – the Need: As per the Indian Skill Report-20211, with 1.38 billion citizens, more than half is estimated to be below 26 years of age. This statistic is a reflection of the competition for employment in every industry. Especially in the rapidly growing technological world, the need for digital skills is growing along. […]

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The problem UNESCO” estimates that 32 Crore students in India are affected due to COVID-19 school closures Children may dropout from the schools High chances for children to forget the skills/learnings from the past Solution At Bhumi, we identified the pressing need for quality education among the children from underprivileged families early on, and have […]

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Virtual Fun Coding Class

  • Neha
  • July 27, 2021
  • 2 min read

“Having children learn coding at a young age prepares them for the future” Coding impacts our life and the future of technology in ways we are only beginning to understand. It has become an essential literacy in the digital age.  Bhumi in collaboration with PayPal Volunteers came up with the idea of conducting a coding […]

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“A digitally inclusive world should allow young people, no matter their situation, to get access to education” Inequities in access to Digital Literacy The current technology paced world is defining and refining society in a plethora of ways, whilst digital deprivation of the underprivileged population of our country are subjected to being affected the most.  […]

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Online Parent Teacher Meet

  • Neha
  • August 7, 2020
  • 3 min read

Parents-Tutor Meeting at Bhumi’s after School Community Centres “Together may we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly” UNESCO states India has the second biggest educational system in the world with children aged below fourteen comprising 28% of the population, 7.7 million teachers and 1.4 million schools.  Parents aspire for […]

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Celebrating Womanhood

  • Neha
  • August 7, 2020
  • 3 min read

Celebrating Womanhood! Educating the Girl Beneficiaries from Community Centres on Menstruation and Menstrual Hygiene  A cross-sectional study was carried out using pre-tested proforma during the period of 1st June to 31th August 2017 by “National Centre for Biotechnology Information” in an urban slum area. Among the 100 adolescent girls, 72% were between 15 and 19 years. 27% […]

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“The possibilities are endless when you have the right tools you need to learn” For thousands of the poverty-stricken children in urban slums, quality education is a distant dream. Quality Education for Slum Children aims to make this dream come true, bringing a significant upliftment in their lives.  The Present Circumstance: The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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A child’s early years are the foundation for children’s future development, often providing a strong base for lifelong learning and learning abilities including cognitive and social development. Designed by Indus Action, and implemented by Bhumi, the early childhood education programme focuses on preparing 3-5-year-old children, focussing not only on basic literacy skills but also on […]

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“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”      On India’s 73rd Independence Day this year, incidentally also the day Bhumi was founded in 2006, we celebrated volunteering at three of our community centers with DXC employees.  Allowing children to express themselves without any inhibitions is the essence of independence; and most often, providing them […]

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Our community learning centre at Moolakothalam (Old Washermanpet, Chennai, supported by our corporate partner L&T) celebrated Independence Day with 35 enthusiastic children and 20 equally participative parents! Drawing, oratory, and sports competitions kept the children’s energy high, as the parents broke out of their comfort zone and played some basketball. For many, in their words, […]

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