Educate Rural India

Imagine Life with Education and without Education

Life always seems too cruel and uncompromising to us. We strive to get every bit of food, water and fortune to make a living. In today’s rat races, people will put in a surprising amount of effort to something only so that their side of the lucky coin falls flat. There are learned, well-spoken people from rich families, who have family problems and disputes. Then there are the struggling, unpaid people who have financial problems.

Education is a valuable asset and handy tool in our ruthless world of dirty tricks played off by people fighting for a larger share of leisure. You never know when that scientific law you learnt once might help you to pick a lock later when you can’t find your keys. Say, you were never educated. While life isn’t impossible without education, it’s a rougher fight. While education helps you learn about basic things, it also helps to shape your character and personality. It teaches you to face things you never thought you’d be able to face. You pick up unexpectedly useful things which you can rule out later on in life.

Now, if you never went through the process of schooling, books, writing and recollecting information, there would be many downs in life. You wouldn’t be able to overcome thoughts, fears and even places which you forbid yourself from approaching. But with the unusual power of books, education, learning, thinking and interpretation you can reach untold places. So be thankful that you were lucky enough to be presented with the fruit of education. Be happy that you could learn more about the universe, the place you live in. Even if depression strikes, you can find ways to cope with it.

Be glad that you were one of the people entrusted with the gift of learning, of the many billion people in the world. Of the many billions in our Earth, millions have no access to pursuing a career through professional education.

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Why is Education Important for Children in Rural Areas

Education is the most important tool for the kids of a nation. Without literacy and advanced education a growth of a nation is impossible, especially in a vast country like ours where people huddle for every inch of space. There is scarcity of water, electricity, roads and proper buildings in many of the remote regions. In some arid regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat there is no rainfall and any possibility of agriculture. In such areas people live in hand to mouth conditions. People struggle even for every single meal and they don’t even have proper clothes to wear.

Think about people who are unable to break the barriers of their traditional occupations like farming, cattle breeding, mining, fishing or weaving. Why should a weaver’s son only grow up to become a weaver and nothing else. Isn’t it unfair for him as well as the country he’s a citizen of. But even if he wants to pursue a profession that’s unconventional, he’ll need help and resources to do so. We at Shift have designed innovative plans and opportunities for such kids who have to and need to break the norms. It’s a major paradigm shift for such kids to dream it big in this world. And we are here to write for them a brand new future in pink.

We give them books and stationery with your support in an amount as little as Rs.10/-. We collaborate with couriers and publishers who directly supply the items to the school authorities and the respective kids who are interested in going to school. We bring smiles back to these bright kids who have lot of potential hidden in them.

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