Research says: "growing up in poverty makes growing into leadership roles difficult."
In India 22% of the population is below poverty line, we are experiencing poverty and underdevelopment like never before, young people need life skills to thrive.
Poverty significantly affects a person’s chance of snagging leadership roles in the future.
- SMITH SCHOOL
According to ASER report, a child’s ability to do numeracy related tasks is directly linked to the cognitive ability.
Adolescents across the world aged 10-19 are below poverty line and experience inequity in various forms.
Adolescents in India battle caste, gender, poverty and location inequity.
UNICEF research indicates there is a correlation between life skills and increased attendance levels, enhanced classroom behaviour and improved academic achievement.
There is a strong need for integration of life skills into the school curriculum and everyday activities so that our young generation are provided with an opportunity gain knowledge and develop skills to actively participate in the society and thrive.
pencilbricks has developed Problem solving and other essential skills in children and youth spread across 16 States and 250 Cities in India.
Children can demonstrate and apply Problem Solving skills in their daily life.
We ensure to find the best people who challenge and inspire us to make skills accessible and fun to learn.