Kiran Girls Scholarship and Mentoring program
Project Year: 2010-11
Focus Area: Education
Location: All Locations
Project Reach: 395 girl students in 11 years
Implementing Partner: Persistent Foundation
Female education is a crucial stepping-stone to women’s empowerment and overall economic development. Kiran Girls’ Scholarship and Mentoring Program aims to provide opportunities to underprivileged girls who wish to pursue further studies in Computer Science and Information Technology. Initiated with 10 girls and scholarship amount of INR 25,000 per year, the program has progressed to 40 students and INR 40,000 scholarship per year.