- Access to free-flowing information is one of the most important prerequisites to prosperity...
- Yet people in rural areas are information starved
- Information creates hope...
- But information by itself does not educate (it doesn’t imbue advanced literacy)
- Instead, it catalyzes aspirations
- Create hope, aspiration, and motivation for rural families to educate their children through computer literacy
- Catalyze families' willingness to divert 10-20% of their daughters’ and sons’ time from farm-work towards education
- Give families hope that near-term sacrifice for education will lead to a brighter future.
- Inspire families by giving them a “periscope” into life beyond the rural village
CLC accomplishments to date:
- 210 CLCs and 92 Associate Centers across 56 districts
- More than 2,000 students graduate each month, totaling over 70,000 students cumulatively
- 750 teachers have been trained in funded centers
- Nearly 50-50 split between female and male students