Turn the Bus started the ‘students enrollment drive’ in September 2021 and because of the earnest efforts put in by the Jeevika team, over 20,000 students registered on the Turn the Bus (TtB) mobile app within 2 months.
Importance of vernacular language can be best understood by the words of former President of India Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam who once said, "Science education should be imparted to children in local language to bring creativity and enable easy grasp of the subject."
Many female students in India have to bear the impact of family responsibilities. Some are married off even before they can complete their school education.
Smartphones are becoming an indispensable part of everyday life for most adolescents in India. The pandemic shifted learning to online platforms, resulting in increased browsing time.
The photo in the spotlight in this photoblog inspires a conversation about Turn the Bus’s education technology program.
Younger generations have often led older people in their adoption and use of technology, they are the early adopters and find it easy to work with smartphones. But there has been significant growth in tech adoption among older generations as well.
This photoblog is centred on the topic: where women lead, women win! Turn the Bus is also conceptualised, founded and led by a woman.
In this blog, we would like to talk about the status of education among girls in Bihar, India, the state where our program is currently in implementation. We hope this blog gives you a quick insight into the development context and inspires you to engage with us and our program.
As we celebrate the United Nations Day today’s, the photograph in focus is about the United Nations SDG 4- Quality Education. The right to have access to quality education is one of the most important goals set by the world, so that ‘no one is left behind’.
Today’s photograph focuses on our key partner, the World Bank funded ‘JEEViKA’ program of the Government of Bihar, that is mainly aimed at the socioeconomic empowerment of rural households in Bihar. The ‘JEEViKA’ program has mobilised over 10 million rural women in Bihar and organised them into