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WHY I SHOULD CARE

  • 13,40,000 children below 5 die in a year, that is 3,671 under 5 child deaths per day
  • Nearly half of all child deaths under 5 in India are attributed to undernutrition
  • 1 in every 11 children in India is working, when they should be at school
  • More than half (56%) of the under 5 deaths occur within the first 28 days of life, we work to prevent these lives
  • India accounts for more than 3 out of 10 stunted children in the world
  • 47% of the women in India are married when they are a child (before the age of 18), and 30% bear a child when they are a child (adolescent mothers)
  • 17.7 million children and adolescents are out of school in India, this is 14% of world’s population of children out of school
  • 20% of grade 2 children in India cannot recognize numbers 1-9; 53% of children drop out of school at elementary level
  • 49.5% of grade 5 children cannot do subtraction and 55% of grade 8 children cannot solve 3 digits by 1 digit division problem; 51.09% of grade 5 children cannot read grade 2 English and25.4% children of grade 8 cannot read grade 2 text

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“Be the change that you want to see” -

Mahatma Gandhi