Ten-year-old Diya Das’s family migrated from Bankipur, West Bengal, to Delhi to earn a livelihood and live in Sarai Alwardi. She was also a timid girl before enrolment in GDD.
In the pre-test, she scored only 12 out of 100 and it was found that her basic concepts in subjects were not clear. She faced a lot of difficulty solving simple mathematic questions. But through the GDD programme her learning levels and confidence got better.
She even started communicating with her teachers and classmates in class and actively participates in extracurricular activities. She showed a major improvement in the post-test. Her reading and writing performance in all three subjects improved remarkably.