The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on Tuesday announced the 15 projects picked from different countries including India as the WISE Awards 2014 Finalists. ‘Educate Girls’ project from India is among the 15 chosen projects, which will be awarded.
The WISE Awards Finalists are preferred to demonstrate a solution that may lead to an impact bring a positive change to the currently prevailing education challenges.
Bearing in mind that the gender inequality is a considerable obstacle to education in Rajasthan, thus the project is launched at grassroots level to spread awareness and quality education particularly among girls by gathering and leveraging public, private and community resources.
Qatar Foundation inaugurated in 2009, hosts the WISE awards, to identify and bring unique and creative approaches with an aim to solve real world problems and hindrances related to education prevalent across the world.
Among the 15 selected projects, 6 shall be considered as top winners and they are to be declared in September 2014. The winners shall be honoured at the sixth World Innovation Summit for Education, which will be held from 4 to 6 November in Doha at Qatar.
All the top 6 winners will receive a cash prize of $20,000.