Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Nanhi Kali (Titan-Kanya) Program under Titan’s Corporate Social Responsibility
To provide primary education to underprivileged girl children in India, KC Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) started Project Nanhi Kali in 1996. The major objective of the project is to stem the high rate of dropouts among girl children from socially and economically marginalized families through –supplementary resources and academic support to girl students and sensitizing the community about the issues of girl’s education. As per the available records, the project had supported 2136 girls in primary and 4404 girls in secondary classes across three states. In 2018, Titan Company Limited signed a MoU with GRAAM to evaluate three of their ongoing projects with various partners, Nanhi Kali project was one of them.
|Project Name||Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Nanhi Kali (Titan-Kanya) Program under Titan’s Corporate Social Responsibility|
|Project Sanction Date||16 Aug 2018|
|Project Period||Aug 2018 to Mar 2019|
|Project Supported By||
|Implementation Partner||Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood|
The major objectives of the evaluation study were to understand the project implementation process, measure the outputs of the project against the set objectives, and assess the outcomes of the project on the targeted girl children.
Project Result / Accomplishments:
- Most of the targeted students have performed better than non-targeted students in English and Mathematics. Principals, teachers and parents appreciated the academic as well as supplementing resources approach provided through the project.
- The initiatives of the project supported the families of girl and increased the enrolment.
- Performance has improved in Math and Tamil/English.
- Girls are responding positively to the TAB based learning methods