Mainly school children of daily wage earners who have a monthly income of about Rs. 12,000.
250 Million students from low-income communities in India lack the leadership skills, opportunities and choices to thrive in the 21st century
According to National Sample Survey organisation, 1 out of 3 children who drop out of school do not find education necessary.
Of those who do graduate 47% of them are unemployable as they lack leadership skills.
The Apprentice Project (TAP) uses Choice Based Learning via TAP Buddy (WhatsApp Bot) electives like Visual Arts, STEM, Performing Arts and Financial Literacy as methods to develop social-emotional skills (confidence, communication, critical & creative thinking, collaboration) for children to become leaders of today and tomorrow.
TAP’s solution is based on the Theory of Multiple Intelligence by Dr Howard Gardner, Harvard University, Finnish school of education and is heavily aligned with the National Education.