Winning Projects 2011: Education for All!

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    Make A Difference

    Make A Difference (MAD) is a youth volunteer network that works with underprivileged children in India. MAD tries to empower children in orphanages, street shelters and poor homes with English, made possible by its education partner: Cambridge University Press. The English project takes learners from starter to intermediate level using Cambridge English for Schools. Right now, close to a 1000 Make A Difference volunteers teach close to 3500 kids in the 19 Indian cities of  Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore,...
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    Education Generation

    Education Generation is a global community providing access to quality education for motivated individual students around the globe, using digital technology to bridge the gap between donors and hardworking students in need. The concept eliminates the high overhead of child sponsorship, partnering with organizations and institutions that are committed to delivering quality education, understand the communities they work in, and have a track record of success. With 100% of donations (after paypal processing fees) supporting students’ studies, Education Generation avoids red-tape, working to...
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    iko, the pupil's best friend

    iko, The Pupil's Best Friend was inspired by teenagers, 11 to 14 years old, and the universal challenge of homework. What emerged is a digital pen which saves pupils’ class notes and synchronises them in a multimedia application with a lot of services: a smart diary, archives for classroom notes and augmented pictures to add to the notes made, as well as videos, pictures, podcasts or definitions which can be added to single words. The digital pen is able to recognize everything the pupil writes. At home, he or she can synchronize the digital pen with the iko application and access many...
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    The Gateway to Education in Nepal

    With the aim is to be Nepal's most trusted and respected organization working to better education in Nepal, edusanjal was established nearly 1.5 years ago. Current areas of work of edusanjal are: To provide basic online educational materials to Nepalese students To help students to view final examination results in online To help Nepalese educational institutes (government/private) for disseminating news, notices etc. to their target groups To aware students about different academic and vocational courses, scholarships, grants, events and other opportunities To promote Nepalese colleges and...
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    Lahore International Children's Film Festival

    The idea to hold a children’s film festival was conceived by Shoaib Iqbal in 2007, in order to promote arts education and learning through the arts in Pakistan. The festival have the following objectives; 1: To screen the best of local and international films for Pakistani children and young people 2: To promote children and as film makers to aware them about the society they are living in and the issues around them 3: To nurture and inspire local film makers to produce films to children in Pakistan. The festival was started but a real functioning website and IT tools did not existed in the...
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    Dream Model Street School

    DREAM FOUNDATION TRUST It is against this backdrop that The Dream Foundation was established in 2003 that Humaira Bachal a young girl with wisdom beyond her years and the support of a few like-minded girls started a school to educate street children. MODEL STREET SCHOOL Model Street School is the base of Dream Foundation Trust which has brought up all other projects. The initial theme of the project was to establish a school in Muwach Goth, for the reason behind there was no school in the area to facilitate the children. As children did not get benefit with the schools, wasting their times,...