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Empowering children from rural India

20 Feb 2023

Empowering children from rural India

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a great advocate for education, especially for children. He believed that education was the key to unlocking a better future and empowering young people to achieve their dreams. Here are some quotes by Dr. Kalam on education for kids:

Empowering children from rural India is an important step towards building a more equitable and inclusive society. Here are some ways to empower children from rural India:


Education is the most powerful tool for empowering children. By providing quality education, we can equip children with the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals and contribute to their communities. This includes providing access to resources such as textbooks, computers, and libraries, as well as supporting teachers and investing in school infrastructure.

Health and nutrition

Children from rural areas often lack access to basic healthcare and proper nutrition. By providing access to healthcare services, including immunizations, regular check-ups, and treatment for common illnesses, we can help children stay healthy and thrive. Additionally, programs that provide healthy meals and teach children about proper nutrition can help improve their physical and cognitive development.

Life skills

In addition to traditional education, children from rural areas can benefit from programs that teach life skills such as financial literacy, digital literacy, and leadership. These skills can help them navigate the challenges of modern life and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Cultural preservation

Children from rural areas often have a deep connection to their cultural heritage. By preserving and celebrating local traditions and customs, we can help instill a sense of pride and identity in children, which can in turn help build stronger, more resilient communities.

Mentorship and role models

Finally, children from rural areas can benefit from mentorship and access to positive role models. This can include programs that connect children with successful professionals from similar backgrounds, as well as community leaders and elders who can provide guidance and support. By focusing on these areas, we can help empower children from rural India and create a brighter future for all.

About Martin Foundation:

We all want India to become a better place. But what we don’t realize is that our nation won’t get better by itself. Our duty as a responsible Indian citizen is to set big goals and hold ourselves accountable for each and every step of ours, towards reaching that way! We at Martin Enterprises, work in harmony with our vision to reduce poverty, injustice, etc., and assist the people in breaking this cycle and help them emerge out of it. Martin Karnataka strives to strengthen democratic values and advance human achievements. Martin Lottery believes in investing in transformative ideas, individuals, and institutions. We uphold the inherent dignity of all people irrespective of their caste, creed, race, etc. But around India, nearly half of the population is excluded from the political, economic, and social institutions that shape their lives.