RJMV was established in Shivkar, Maharashtra, at a time when there were no educational opportunities for girls in the vicinity. Over time, student enrollment flourished and within a few years, every girl in the village found an educational haven within its walls. Today, RJMV remains a holistic hub of learning for both girls and boys, perpetuating change and societal progress.
The School WaSH program achieved a remarkable 100% elimination of open defecation by installing well-maintained toilets coupled with a hygiene regimen. Notably, parental engagement and ownership in school maintenance and hygiene practices have surged ever since we launched the program in 2021, fostering an enriched atmosphere of interaction and involvement within the school and community.
SETU today has a cohort of over 4000 girls who are confident in seeking safeguards against exploitation and violence. Notably, a significant paradigm shift has occurred, with most of these girls advocating for career choices devoid of gender bias. Previously, 80% lacked guidance on navigating adolescent changes—now, a mere 5% remain uninformed.