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At Fullerton India, we promote every Indian’s right to education. Towards this objective, we have numerous project which helps create an impact in the lives of underprivileged children and women. Some our flagship programme under Education are
The ‘Sakhi-Digital Financial Literacy’ is one of the flagship programmes of FICCL under Education to help marginalized group of society journey from financial awareness to inclusion leading to empowering women/adolescent girls. The geographic focus of this program is covering rural, peri-urban and urban slums across various states in India. It blends the power of digital technology along with the human touch in order to create maximum impact in terms of reach. A master trainer or “Sakhi” is identified from the community and trained by Fullerton India, who then disseminates knowledge on financial literacy through digital means like tablets and animated stories to her peers in the village.
Fullerton India Scholarship Programme is a CSR initiative to financially support school students who face financial barriers in pursuing their education. The scholarship programme aims at helping underprivileged students of Class 9-12 from 4 different states.
Access to quality education is fundamental for development and growth. In developing economies like India, there are numerous challenges that make access to quality education difficult. Most prominent are the lack of affordable financing, career guidance and inefficient or inadequate knowledge of available educational aids for students, that raises the cost of education, especially for the bottom-of-pyramid segment. To bridge this gap Fullerton India along with its partner NGO empowering student with scholarship opportunities.
By providing scholarship awareness, timely notification and application support for students, FICCL is creating a better participation and conversion ratio of students receiving scholarships through technology advancement.