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AlterYouth

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AlterYouth is a platform where anyone can give scholarships online directly to students in Government Primary Schools throughout Bangladesh.[1][2][3][4]


AlterYouth
AlterYouth Logo.png
MottoThe Route to 100% Literacy
FoundedOctober 3, 2017 (2017-10-03)
TypeOnline Scholarship Platform
FocusLiteracy
Location
  • NZ Center, Road 12, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh
MissionProvide Literacy Scholarships for underprivileged children
Websitewww.alteryouth.com

Scholarship[edit | edit source]

Around one in every four children that enroll in school in Bangladesh end up dropping out before achieving literacy.[5] These children stop attending school in order to work and support their families. The AlterYouth Scholarship is a TK 800 per month scholarship that is received by the student’s mother, contingent of the student maintaining 65% marks and attendance in class.

AlterYouth keeps a TK 150 scholarship management fee every month bringing the total scholarship amount to TK 950 per month. When a scholarship starts, the mother is provided an active mobile phone with a bKash account, where the money is transferred every month. The benefactor receives a copy of the bKash statements every month and receives the student’s school report cards every four months. The scholarship ends after the student finishes 5th grade and receives his/her primary school certificate and a copy is also mailed to the benefactor.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "GP Accelerator receives batch 4 as batch 3 departs". The Daily Star.
  2. "Grameenphone Accelerator Receives Batch 4 As Batch 3 Departs". SDAsia.
  3. "GPA receives batch 4 as batch 3 departs". New Age | The Outspoken Daily.
  4. "AlterYouth receives 2018 Asia Pacific SDG Enterprise Award". UNDP | Youth Co:Lab.
  5. "Yearly Report by the Directorate of Primary Education, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. (2015)" (PDF). Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Bangladesh.


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