Education: Sustainable Action for Future Leadership
We envision a world where every young person is prepared for future works. SAFL India Foundation believes in empowering children with the right knowledge, information, and 21st-century skills to enable them to make informed about career planning.
India makes up for the world’s largest cohort of young people. It is one of the youngest nations in the world with more than 62% of its population in the working-age group (15-59 years), and more than 54% of its total population below 25 years of age. Therefore, India’s young population is a prized possession and at the same time, the most pressing challenge. It is observed that India has a demographic edge but this demands proportionate investment in the same. As a young developing country, India has immense potential. In order to capitalize on its youth, it is significant that it understands what young India wants and assess if the current education system meets their aspirations.
SAFL India is working to strengthen the youth with the 21st-century skills and developing a new educational approach that will strengthen the capacity, skills, and entrepreneurial mindset of children from all backgrounds. Our aim is to create a conducive environment for institutional and individual resumption. This, in turn, will enable students to deal with the real challenges of the 21st century and will give them the possibility to become future public leaders.
If we do not change the mind-sets of students at the school level, we will remain a nation of job finders, not providers: Jagdish Bishnoi
Philosophy of Change
The supreme value of the youth period is incalculable and indescribable. Youth life is the most precious life. Youth is the best time. The way in which you utilize this period will decide the nature of the coming years that lie ahead of you. Your happiness, your success, your honor, and your good name all depend upon the way in which you live now, in this present period. Remember this. This wonderful period of the first state of your life is related to you as the soft wet clay in the hands of the potter. Skillfully the potter gives it the right and correct shapes and forms, which he intends to give. Even so, you can wisely mould your life, your character, your physical health and strength, in short, your entire nature in any way in which you make up your mind to do. And you must do this now.
O fortunate youth, recognize this great duty. Feel this wonderful privilege. Take up this adventure. God watches you graciously, ever ready to help and guide. I wish you to be great. The world has put its faith in you. Your elders keep their hopes in you. Now youth means to place your firm confidence in yourself and exercise your hopeful determination and resolution and willing good intentions in this beautiful task of self-culture. This will truly bring supreme satisfaction and fulfillment not only to you but also to all concerned. The shaping of your life is indeed in your own hands.