Katrina Kaif Becomes the Brand Ambassador of NGO Named Educate Girls
Katrina Kaif has become the brand ambassador of an NGO named Educate Girls that has been since 10 years and aims at sending girls to the schools from rural India. Safeena Husain, the founder of Educate Girls, said, “With Katrina as an advocate, we are hoping to unite voices and amplify conversations on the subjects of gender equity and girls’ education. We are hoping that this partnership will help contribute to the national mission of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.” Katrina said, “I am committed to support Educate Girls in the endeavor to build an India where girls have equal opportunities to access quality education.” Watch the complete event here!
“For over a decade now, Educate Girls has been partnering with the government in bringing out-of-school girls back to school.
Katrina, who has spent time acquainting herself about the several barriers to girls’ education in the country, especially in rural or tribal regions, calls Educate Girls’ programmed model “highly sustainable” as it is based on principles of community-ownership and collaboration that involves the families, village leaders, local administration and school authorities to jointly push for change.
Speaking on the occasion, Safeena Husain, founder of Educate Girls, said: “It is a moment of immense honor for Educate Girls to have Katrina Kaif join us as an Ambassador. With Katrina as an advocate, we are hoping to unite voices and amplify conversations on the subjects of gender equity and girls’ education. We are hoping that this partnership will help contribute to the national mission of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’.”
In partnership with the government, Educate Girls has been bridging the gender gap in education across 12,000 villages, working with over 21,000 schools in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh over the last ten years.