A unique campaign has been started by the Sarjan Charity Foundation, in association with the 'With Love For You Charitable Foundationʼ named 'Books for purpose'. The campaign is for the students of class IX and X who belong to rural areas and weaker section of the society.
The campaign is being implemented in two phases- in phase one 25000 books have been distributed among 2500 children who belong to the weaker section of the society.
Around 20 schools from 15 different villages have received the books. The villages are located in and around Saswad, Junnar, Boregaon, Satara, Beed and Pune. The distributed books are on various subjects such as Maths, Science, Geography, Marathi, and History.
Neha Pawar, trustee, With love for you Charitable Foundation said "we are committed to making this project an annual affair".
Surana added that the background work for this project was started by two organization back in 2016 and more than 100 volunteers are helping in executing the project.
Pawar said that the percentage of children dropping out from the schools in rural areas is still quite high and this projects aims to bring this number down.
“Our aim is that nobody should drop out or stay away from school and education, due to want of books. Therefore, we will make this an annual project and increase its scope in future,” said Surana.