Girls’ Scholarship and Education for Girls Who Missed Their Schooling Details
WATCH has been identifying girls who cannot afford to go to schools and supporting them to go to school through its scholarship program. WATCH has provided scholarships to more than 400 girls from poor families. WATCH has created a special fund for this and various organisations and WATCH’s friends have been contributing to this fund. WATCH makes a negotiation with the parents to provide educational environment to the girls, in lieu, WATCH provides them interest free investment and skills for income generation.
WATCH has arranged non-formal based classes for school-aged girls who have missed their schooling. WATCH has conducted 30 such classes in the areas it works in. More than 450 girls from such classes have joined formal schools. WATCH also provides non-formal training to school teachers.