BORN LEARNING

United Way Bengaluru, in partnership with Women and Child Development Department has initiated activities in selected urban and peri-urban anganwadis to add value to the existing facilities and activities. In particular, United Way Bengaluru seeks to ensure school readiness  and holistic development for children between 0-6 years through Born Learning Campaign.

Objectives

  • Enhance early learning abilities, including fine and gross motor skills, among children
  • Engage with mothers to spread awareness about health and hygiene among children
  • Provide a conducive environment for children for early learning.
Ideal Anganawadi

BLC works to facilitate model anganwadis. Towards this, the following aspects are given importance:

  • Improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group of 0-6 years.
  • Lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child.
  • Impart nutrition and health education to mothers and strengthen their capacities to look after the health and nutritional needs of the child
  • Achieve effective co-ordination of policy and implementation amongst the various departments to promote child development.
  • Enhance the capacities of Bal Vikas Samitis
  • Encourage volunteering activities among corporate employees

BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

United Way Bengaluru believes in the power of collaboration and the Born Learning Center program is a reiteration of this belief. Through this program, stakeholders from various sections of society are brought together for a common cause. They include partnerships with governments, corporates, local communities and society at large.

Encouraging volunteer engagement

United Way encourages volunteer engagement at Born Learning centres. Corporate and other volunteers visit anganwadis to give of their time and enrich their own lives, teaching and spending time with little children.