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Prerna means “motivation and leadership”. It is implemented in the slums of Rajiv Camp in Jhilmil Colony in East Delhi since 2015. We are working towards community development and Children’s Education in the area. This projects helps people see beyond their differences, come together and strengthen themselves. We are also working on areas such as women empowerment, education, health, awareness, gender, livelihood, disaster management and counselling.

 It aims to reach those deprived children in the urban slums of Delhi in a holistic manner. The program includes:

  • Preschool kids(3-6 yrs)

  • Non Formal Education (6-14 yrs drop outs)

  • Remedial Education (6-14 yrs school going)

  • Adult Education (for non school going, no age limit)

  • Out-of-school children(6-14 yrs)

To fulfill its objective PARAS India has the following approaches while implementing the program:-  Conducting regular classes, Computer Literacy, Extra-curricular activities, Kishori Group Meetings, Library facility, Book-Reading Activity, Exposure Visits, Parents-Teachers Meeting, Special Day Celebration, Digital Literacy, Screening of Inspirational movies etc.



  1. Reduction in the Dropout rate

  2. Mainstreaming of students in the school who earlier were not enrolled in the school

  3. Higher level of self confidence can be seen in the students

  4. Improvement in the decision making skills of children

  5. Awareness among parents has increased manifold as they want their kids to enroll for higher studies

  6. Increased participation of Girls and women in social activities

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