On 7th September 2018, Code Unnati program expanded its outreach to Navsari district of Gujarat with the launch of 61 additional Code Unnati computer training centers in 61 schools in 6 blocks - which will train 28,139 students in the region.
With this addition of centers, Code Unnati reached a new milestone of its 500th center in India – in a span of just 15 months since its conception in June 2017.
Digital inclusion & last mile outreach is a challenging task, and cannot be achieved without collaborative efforts and partnerships. The initiative in Navsari has been in collaboration between SAP CSR (SAP India), L&T Public Charitable Trust and HOPE Foundation, the implementation NGO Partner.
Code Unnati objective has been very clear - to collaboratively expand the implementation of digital literacy initiative in the remote regions & among socio-economically disadvantaged communities.
Over the past months, Code Unnati has set up 27 centers in Andhra Pradesh, a Mobile Van and Physical Class Room based training programme in Rajasthan, to various parts of India like Karnataka, Maharashtra, or the Atal Tinkering Labs across India, among others. Keeping the momentum of such rapid scale expansion going, Code Unnati aims to train 1 mn children, adolescents and citizens through deepening existing partnerships.