Mission Education Program
Mission Education is a national level programme of Smile Foundation, which is committed to providing basic education and healthcare to underprivileged children of Shamirpet, Ghatkesar, Nagaram, Malkajgiri mandals of Rangareddy District. Arunodaya Trust believes that whether you are addressing healthcare, poverty, population control, unemployment or human rights, there’s no better place to start than in the corridors of education.
Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life; means, because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one’s awareness on a range of issues – from healthcare to appropriate social behavior to understanding one’s rights, and in the process evolve as a better citizen.
Smile Foundation’s educational initiatives include Pre-school [3-6 yrs], Non Formal Education [6-14 yrs non-school going], Remedial Education [6-14 yrs school going] and Bridge Course [14-18 yrs drop-outs].
Arunodaya Trust works for education for needy children who are under difficult circumstances, such as child labour, children of poorest of the parents, children inflicted and affected with HIV/AIDS, street and runaway children, children with rare disabilities, disaster struck children and slum children. Special emphasis is given on girl education and women education, so that they and their families get empowered.
Children are the future of a nation. For an emerging and developing country like India, child education holds the key to the progress of the nation itself.