INDIA has the most number of adolescent dropouts in the world - poverty being a significant factor. ₹5,000 per month will help two youths, in remote Uttarakhand villages, fight the odds and remain in school.
FOR children from difficult situations, like dropouts or street kids, Satya's inclusive centre is a haven. Fund bags, books, stationery and art supplies for 110 such youngsters to aid their rehabilitation.
WINTERS in hilly Koraput are intensely cold and mosquitoes are a menace. Help CYSD procure blankets and mosquito nets for their 68-bed livelihood training centre for participants from rural and tribal areas.
KIDS rescued from abuse or vulnerable situations, some as young as six years old, are given protection in CINI's shelter homes. Fund toiletries, blankets and stationery for the urgent care of 100 such children.
DROPOUTS are given an opportunity by Bright Future to get jobs and become change leaders in their underprivileged communities. Fund stationery and portfolio folders to equip the young aspirants for interviews.
CHILDREN with disabilities from poor families tend to face a life of neglect due to a lack of access to specialised care. Samerth's Daycare Centre nurture 70 such children, and need funds for food rations.
A PROGRESSIVE eye disorder that severely affects vision has forced Vanita* to stop working. Help GVF provide the surgery and treatment required so the 16-year-old orphan can see again - and earn her own living.
THE first 1,000 days of a child’s life are crucial and determine their long-term health outcomes. Contribute to SNEHA's integrated programmes to ensure children in Mumbai's slums get a quality start to life.
BAALE Mane work hard to provide the comfort and security of a loving home to the 41 abandoned or orphaned young girls in their care. Woolly hats, blankets and bed linen will go a long way in doing just that!
FOR tribal women who rely on forest resources for their livelihood, maintaining a stable income becomes difficult when middlemen are involved. Help CYSD provide them with the tools to work independently.
STREET vendors who live hand to mouth rarely save for a rainy day - especially vulnerable tribal women. For ₹3,000 each, help 100 of them learn to save, attain financial stability and become self-reliant.
MOST of the animals rescued and rehabilitated by Thane SPCA are either injured, abused or severely malnourished. Help them procure medicines and food for the 900-odd animals they treat every month.
TO support Meghshala, Fourth Partner’s social impact initiative – Power @ 1 will help them install solar enabled e-learning classrooms for schools in rural Karnataka to power sustainable, long-term change.
ALL children need love, care and protection - including those born to destitute parents who work as labour on construction sites. Help provide these to 20 young children in a daycare centre for a year.
IN rural Chhattisgrah, half the kids in Class 1 can't read the alphabet and gender disparity keeps 60% of women illiterate. Fund study materials for remedial classes, and sanitary pads so girls don't skip them.
GIVE Baale Mane's 44 girls a simple joy that so many children take for granted - a new school bag, notebooks and stationery at the beginning of another year. Just ₹400 will help one girl make a fresh start.
PROVIDING a loving, generous home environment for youngsters who have been left abandoned or orphaned is what Udayan Care do best. Help them be Santa this Christmas and gift their children special school kits.
GIRLS at Pardada Pardadi school sit on hard classroom floors every day for their lessons. Gift these eager students desks with benches to rid them of this uncomfortable distraction and focus on their studies.
RADHA has repeatedly scored first class marks in her exams and is in the final year of a BA degree. Like her, high achievers Nandini, Rekha, Vidya and Vaideshwari too need to pay their college fees by November.
THE debilitating effects of hunger and malnourishment on young children cannot be overstated. Help Sona Sarovar Trust fund nutrition-packed foods to their class of 50 TB-prone kids for a whole year.
WHILE their peers share selfies on Facebook, teenagers Manjali, Nazia and Jaya keep their faces and identities hidden - from their traffickers. Support iPartner’s Every8Minutes campaign to help them live again.
WHEN abandoned girls arrive at Baale Mane most are severely undernourished - the plight of 36% of Indian women, say UNICEF. Support Baale in nurturing their young wards with wholesome, nutritious food.
AN offer from Webel Technologies for a course in 3D animation and filmmaking will give 20-year-old Dilip Mondal real skills for a job - and a passport out of poverty. Help Calcutta Rescue fund his fees.
IT's my 30th, and most of you know it’s an age I'm really looking forward to...and warrants birthday gifts, maybe? This year, as my birthday gift, help me gift IT skills to 30 girls rescued from traffickers.
AS classrooms across the world focus on World War 1 in its centenary year, help ReReeti curate a travelling exhibition for schools and bring local relevance to a global event by highlighting India's role in it.
INCESSANT rain in Kerala has displaced thousands of people as their houses have been washed away or damaged by raging floods. Help Goonj reach their comprehensive disaster relief kits to affected communities.
OPEN windows at night let in cool, fresh air... plus a swarm of mosquitoes. With summer approaching, fund netting on dormitory windows, so Baale's girls can sleep with them open without worrying about diseases.
IN the first weeks of being born, a baby is vaccinated against serious diseases like polio and measles that can maim or kill. But not in Kolkata's slums where child immunisation rates are dangerously low.
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The amount raised,₹12,004, was used to buy raw materials for all the 50 participants of skill upgradation program for the differently-abled handicraft artisans. The funds helped in training the beneficiaries in how to work with products such as screw pine and water hyacinth.
For instance, 27-year-old Sadhik who is deaf and dumb has been able to make wonderful products from the two products. He is very proud of the fact that he can earn his living by his through this and can be financially independent.
With your help, the fundraiser raised ₹5,953. The funds raised were utilised to buy raincoats for 112 senior girls at Pardada Pardadi's school.
During monsoon, it becomes immensely difficult for the girls to travel to school. Many girls try to ride their cycle (provided by PPES) holding an umbrella but that is too risky. Moreover, umbrellas can’t protect them during a heavy shower.
The raincoats will help the girls travel to school without compromising with their health
Thanks to your contribution, the fundraiser raised ₹25,412. The funds raised were used to buy woollen caps, socks, and gloves for most of the under-11 girls at Pardada Pardadi's kindergarten and two primary schools.
During harsh winter months, these girls often fall sick which affects their education. For their parents, winter clothes are a luxury they can't afford.
The woollies delivered to them will help keep the girls warm and healthy during winters.
Back in April, we raised ₹9,006 to power our Rural Livelihood Training Centre in Keonjhar. The Centre is located in an isolated part of Keonjhar, where power supply is erratic and unreliable. As an organisation, we are also trying to transition to more environmentally friendly practices, which is why we decided to fundraise for a zero-emission generator.
Since the funds raised did not cover the costs of the generator, we are in the process of arranging the remaining funds internally and hope to purchase and install it soon.
We are happy to report that we raised ₹2,01,851 in order to provide crafts training for the Santal women of Purulia to provide them with alternative livelihood opportunities.
40 women in two villages were selected to receive training from two master trainers from 5th September to 17th September 2018. The women attended the workshop everyday and left with new skills and an eagerness to create and sell ornaments made from natural fibres.
The funds went towards transport, lodging, food, raw materials, trainer fees etc., and will also cover the costs of a video and follow-up trip.
We have finally distributed 25 cycles to 25 deserving girls in Jalna who had to walk long distances to get to school. After receiving cycles, many parents enrolled their daughters in better schools and colleges in neighbouring villages, and have promised to let them complete their education.
For example, Afreen, who comes from a very poor family, has struggled to keep herself in school by paying fees in instalments, working two jobs and travelling long distances. After receiving a cycle, she has one less thing preventing her from getting her BSc and becoming a successful engineer! :)
Thank you for your contribution to this fundraiser.
With your help, we raised 3,205 which helped in rescuing a 14-year-old Shahnawaz from Kanpur railway station. He was rescued on 5th June and was reunited with his family on 13th June. Shahnawaz from Jharkhand had run away from home and had been missing for ten days. His parents had almost given up hope when SATHI found him.
Your valuable support ensured Shahnawaz was safely reunited with his family.
Thanks to your support, this fundraiser raised ₹42,002. The remaining amount has been covered by Jamghat’s individual donors so that all 75 children under their care can receive daily meals for a month. The funds have been used to purchase rations for two children's homes and a daycare centre in New Delhi. Jamghat opted to use the funds for a variety of rations, such as rice, pulses, cooking oil, wheat flour, vegetables, fruits and eggs.
Nutritious and wholesome food is vital for these children who rarely have access to food, and aids their overall physical and mental development.
Through this fundraiser, we managed to raise ₹30,001! With the funds raised, we opted for 252 litres of cooking oil and 140 kgs of masoor dal, which Donatekart delivered to us within two weeks. Oil and dal are essential rations which will make up a part of the nutritous lunches we will provide our students at Tala Park school.
Now our students can just enjoy their healthy midday meals and focus on their studies!
So far, 164 patients have received 988 palliative care counselling sessions.
Palliative care is a crucial part of caring of people living with HIV. Noorjahan, 28, was admitted suffering with multiple physical and emotional issues. Not being able to receive proper care at home, and no one to share her difficulties with, her sessions gave her a space to share her distress. The family sessions also gave her husband a chance to understand her situation in a more nuanced way so he can be more supportive. She was discharged with better health and a desire to independently manage her health.
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