Strengthens the understanding and English speaking abilities of students from vernacular medium schools.
Students from underprivileged communities rarely pursue a college degree. One of the primary reasons for not completing education is lack of requisite English language skills which results in low confidence levels.
The Umang program acts as a catalyst for students from KEF partner schools in such communities to acquire the confidence to speak in English and thereby complete their secondary education.
Umang adopts a multi-pronged approach to building English language competencies and confidence among its students. This approach includes:
In a span of 10 years, over 22,000 students have benefited from the program.