Women literacy as a step towards empowering women

Lotus Rescue the NGO working for the underprivileged children and women had started their women literacy program recently. The programme has already shown a significant positive response on this International women’s day. The NGO has not only achieved milestones on looking after the basic needs of the underprivileged but is now setting for higher aims for them.

Speaking about the noble initiative Mrs Ruplekha Sinha Roy said “ literacy is one of the primary need of every individual. There are many socio economic challenges for women literacy in India, for which most women are not enough privileged, to receive education. Lotus rescue is trying to build functional literacy skills in women. We are trying to enable women to live with dignity, and empower them enough to enable them to take control of their own lives”

The team along with the founder has started the literacy drive by providing basic primary education to 300 women and adolescent girls from the marginalized communities. The literacy programme has started literacy centres in villages enabling the women to develop reading and writing capacity. The women from the different centres have already reported an increase amount of self confidence in their daily lives.

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