Govt. school students in Maharashtra and Goa to get free online access to quality educational content in the local language
Continuing the legacy and charitable work of its founder, Mr. Rex Maughan, Forever Living Products India (FLPI) and Forever Giving Foundation, today announced a CSR initiative by the organization to provide free online access to the Curriculum-related educational content to public school students in Maharashtra and Goa. The program, which is designed by the Mumbai-based Seva Sahayog Foundation and executed by ConnectEd Technologies, an EdTech social enterprise, aims to provide quality vernacular educational content to public school students, with the aim of improving learning outcomes. learning, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Improving the lives of women and children around the world has always been a constant for Forever Giving Foundation and under this program nearly 10,000 public school students in Maharashtra and Goa will benefit from free online access to a web and mobile application platform. . The platform contains quality educational content in local languages, which is synchronized with the respective State Council curricula, and can be viewed online or downloaded to a device for later viewing. Initially, the initiative aims to benefit students in government schools located in Raigad district of Maharashtra and North Goa district of Goa. Subsequently, the initiative will be extended to students from other regions.
On the occasion of the announcement, Dr Kiran Patil (IAS), CEO – Raigad Zilla Parishad, said: “The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting school closures have highlighted the need for a framework digital parallel through which quality education could be served to govt. Students. It gives me great pleasure to announce this initiative for Zilla Parishad schools in Raigad. We hope that more organizations will come forward to support this initiative and ensure that it benefits all students in Raigad as well as Maharashtra.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Harish Singla, Country Sales Manager, Forever Living Products India (FLPI), said, “As a responsible and caring brand, FLP India has been a leader on the CSR front since the beginning. , whether he is contributing 2 million meals for “Rise Against Hunger” or contributing $100,000 to the PM Care Fund or distributing N95 masks through an NGO. As part of the CSR Rex Maughan program, in the month of February 2022, we distributed more than 27,000 notebooks which were then distributed to schools and villages. I would also like to thank the Krushi Prasar Foundation for giving us the opportunity to participate in this noble cause for the betterment of society.“
Lehar Tawde, Co-Founder of ConnectEd Technologies, added, “The Covid-19 pandemic has made India aware of the need for a digital approach that makes quality education accessible to public school students in regional languages. . We have been working towards this since 2020 and are pleased with our association with Forever Living Products India (FLPI) and Forever Giving Foundation, which allows us to benefit nearly 10,000 additional students from Maharashtra and Goa. We hope to expand our presence with the support of the authorities, the FLPI and other organisations”
During this initiative, ConnectEd Technologies will coordinate with public schools to educate parents and students on the platform, where they can access curriculum-related educational content for free, using any device and connectivity available to them. In addition, the EdTech company will provide school teachers with valuable statistics on each student’s content consumption, allowing them to push parents and students to achieve learning goals set by the school. Currently, ConnectEd Technologies has rolled out such programs in 8 Indian states.
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