SIP Academy today announced social impact initiatives to provide and empower underprivileged children for their educational needs. As SIP Academy is now doing well he emphasised on the importance of supporting children especially those from underprivileged backgrounds. The Pandemic has made this challenge even more acute as the study conducted by the Azim Premji University.
Mr Dinesh Victor, Managing Director, made the announcement on the occasion of the 19th anniversary of SIP Academy’s operations in India. Through the SIP Foundation, the organisation is supporting multiple initiatives across India for skill development in children from economically weaker sections.
Through the SIP Foundation, the organisation is supporting multiple initiatives across India for skill development in children from economically weaker sections.
A total of 148 SIP students under SIP Academy programmes across India, who lost the earning parent during the pandemic are being offered fee waiver for their monthly fees for course completion of 12 months. In addition 225 children, from under privileged sections, will be provided fee concessions up to 75%. The aid is available in 45 SIP Abacus centres across India covering over 15 states.
Mr Dinesh Victor, Managing Director - SIP Academy India, said that as an organisation involved in developing life skills in children through its programmes of SIP Abacus (India’s leading Abacus training programme), Globalart (India’s leading chain of creative art training centres) and MiKids (a unique school based English language programme), SIP Academy was in a unique position to be able to help children and schools bridge the learning gaps and instil a strong foundation in numeracy, literacy and creative abilities of children.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Dinesh Victor, Managing Director, SIP Academy, stressed on the importance of imparting soft skills among children. Most importantly he mentioned the need to increase awareness and empathy on social impact initiatives.
He mentioned how SIP Academy was involved in creating Miyawaki forests with 3 projects already initiated in Chennai and Jalgaon. He referred to the involvement of SIP Academy students as Rainwater Warriors and involving in Rainwater Harvesting awareness and implementation in their homes and in their communities. Across Chennai over 170 lakh square feet of area has been covered by the initiative.
He further emphasised the vision of SIP Academy to make a significant impact on the mental potential of children – such that their young lives as well as adult lives are enriched by the skills they acquire through the various programmes and initiatives that they are a part of, while acquiring life skills in SIP Academy programmes.