Cuemath is transforming stay at home women into creators of the future
Meet Ms. Garima, a well-educated, married woman who stays with her husband and daughter in Mumbai.
A few years back, just after her daughter Riya was born, Ms. Garima left her job to concentrate on her baby and her family life. At that point, it was the most sensible decision to make – Ms. Garima wanted to be the perfect mother and pour her heart into looking after her baby full-time. As she became busier with family life, Ms. Garima realised that the decision to leave her job was the right one to make, because she would never have been able to give the kind of time to her family that she’d always wanted to give.
However, by the time Riya turned three, Ms. Garima began to feel a void in her life – a void caused by the fact that she’d been out of work for two years. She started realising that her academic and professional talent was not being utilised in any meaningful manner. This lack of personal growth led to a subtle but growing frustration inside her – a frustration that had nothing to do with her perfectly happy family life.
Does this story sound familiar to you? We’re sure it does, because this is the story of millions of Indian women. A large majority of Indian women decide to prioritise family life over personal growth after getting married or after having children. While their commitment to family is commendable, these women – many of whom are very well-educated and intelligent – are unable to utilise their multi-faceted talent in any impactful manner beyond family. After the initial few busy years of married life or motherhood, these women find themselves at a loss to grow in any significant manner. Many harbour the desire to take up freelance assignments or work-from-home opportunities, but meaningful professional avenues in this context are limited.
One year back, Ms. Garima came across the opportunity to become a Cuemath Teacher. The fit was perfect. Cuemath looks for well-educated ladies to become Cuemath Teachers and run math classes from home using the Cuemath learning system. Ms. Garima used to like math as a student. This, coupled with the fact that Cuemath would provide complete training as well as all learning materials, convinced her to give Cuemath a try. Thus, Ms. Garima became a Cuemath Teacher, starting her home-based centre with three children from the neighbourhood.
With three one-hour sessions per week to being with, Ms. Garima started off with a very limited time investment. As time progressed, she witnessed two transformations:
- Because Cuemath has a very fundamental-oriented approach to math learning, her students were beginning to fall in love with math
- Because of the the impact she was creating on her students, she was deriving more and more satisfaction from her classes
As word-of-mouth spread in her society about this novel and powerful approach to math learning, more and more parents started to approach Ms. Garima for enrolling their own children in her classes, and pretty soon, apart from building a significant income, she became quite well-known in her area as the best math teacher around – this was all the more satisfying for Ms. Garima because she had no prior teaching experience!
That’s the vision of Cuemath – empowering well-educated women with a world-class delivery system for math learning – building an elite nation-wide community of Cuemath Teachers who will impact the future by creating a generation of smart and confident learners. And all this without stepping out of their homes! Today, more than a 1000 ladies are successfully running Cuemath centers across the country.
If you are someone like Ms. Garima, we invite you to explore this opportunity further – which many of our teachers have referred to as the best work from home opportunity there is!
By the way, Ms. Garima is transforming – through math – the lives of more than 30 children today, including her own daughter Riya!