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Ed-tech start-up, Learning Delight provides free education in rural areas

Learning Delight aims to make rural education more feasible and applicable. It makes learning process delightful by incorporating riddles, puzzles, animations and stories based on the state board curriculum
Ed-tech start-up, Learning Delight provides free education in rural areas
Students learning from Digi Classroom Software at Swaminarayan Prathmik Shala in Gujarat: Learning Delight

A Rajkot based Ed-tech company; Learning Delight launched a mobile application in order to provide free access to education to children, especially the ones coming from the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid. The Learning Delight application is accessible free of cost for everyone and has had over 43,000 downloads since their launch in April this year.

Learning Delight aims to make rural education more feasible and applicable. It makes learning process delightful by incorporating riddles, puzzles, animations and stories based on the state board curriculum, aligned to support teachers and class interaction. What makes Learning Delight different from other platform is the availability of content in native languages. Incubated by MIT Sandbox, Massachusetts with 5000 USD, Learning Delight has engaged in an endeavour to simplify teaching process through use of technology, with an aim to revolutionise the way children are taught in schools, by digitising all content and making it a lot more interesting. Learning Delight has created an impact on the education systems of over 10,500+ schools in rural and semi-urban areas of Gujarat and now spread across Rajasthan as well.

They provide free access to content for students of standards 1-10 through its mobile application. The study material has been developed as per Gujarat State Board Curriculum and Rajasthan State Board Curriculum in Gujarati and Hindi language respectively.

Learning Delight aims to benefit maximum students with the intent to provide virtual classrooms and self-study. Learning Delight virtual classrooms enable children to have live interaction with the teachers and attend in real time lectures. Learning Delight is looking to set-up studios all over country for teachers to record and deliver such lectures and sessions in regional languages across India.

Highlighting the initiative, Parinita Gohil, Partner at Learning Delight said, “We at believe in free education for all and there should be zero friction between people’s desire to learn and their ability to do so regardless of their financial status. We envision expanding the benefits of Learning Delight to as many children as possible throughout the country.”

Parinita joined the Learning Delight initiative with her husband and brought life to the Learning Delight’s vision of revolutionising education quality by digitalising schools in rural and semi-urban area. She with the team of Learning Delight started implanting solutions and managing services across rural schools in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

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