Help mentor 15 deprived children
Focus: Children and Youth, Volunteerism, Education
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Personal mentors encourage children to reach their full potential - help raise funds so that all 15 children have this amazing opportunity!
The funds raised will go towards training U&I's super volunteers to become amazing mentors!
Check out the newsfeed below to learn how the funds raised were utilised!
Poor teaching quality and inadequate infrastructure ail low-income schools, one of the main reasons for a high dropout rate. And those children that continue with their education perform severely below their grade level. U&I’s mentor-tutors encourage each child to reach their full potential, with opportunities to take part in field trips, art camps and team building activities that give them the confidence and belief to pursue their dreams.WHY IN BANGALORE
The highest number of U&I beneficiaries are in Bangalore, where they are headquartered. Statistics show that simple knowledge of English in a metro city like Bangalore increases a youth's employability by 400%. U&I volunteers’ tutoring and additional English coaching will pave the way for 15 deserving students to a brighter future than they could otherwise hope to achieve.
If done right, education has the power like nothing else to nurture empowered, reflective, engaged and skilled citizens who can chart the way towards a safer, greener and fairer planet for all.
Good quality and equitable education serves to unlock opportunity and undo intergenerational cycles of inequity: on average, each additional year of education a child receives increases her or his adult earnings by about 10 per cent.
Volunteers do more than just teach these kids, they give them confidence to strive towards their ambitions through the comfort of a support system and constant encouragement. They have a genuine interest in the lives and well being of these kids.
Before tutoring begins, U&I will first assess the learning levels of each of the 15 children. Funds raised will go towards curriculum and learning resources to train volunteer tutors who will teach and mentor the students. U&I will track curriculum progress and collect feedback from students and tutors on an ongoing basis. The funds will also pay for extra-curricular activities and field trips in the academic year.
WALKING long distances from home to high school has its dangers in rural India - especially for adolescent girls. Help IHMP buy 50 cycles at ₹4,000 each so girls can ride to school, instead of dropping out.
UP to 100 children of Mumbai’s red light district find refuge in AAWC’s shelter - especially at night. Fund hygiene and health kits for the safe care of innocent toddlers and young girls.
WOOLLENS come at a price - but should not cost a poor child her health. Help PPES gift a hat, gloves and socks under ₹400 a pack to all their 870 primary school girls to keep them warm, and well, this winter.
MOST in Calcutta Rescue's schools live below the poverty line and look forward to the nutritious lunch they're given. Give ₹253 - the price of two coffees - and buy a day's staples for a class of 30 children.
THE winter months are harsh in rural Uttar Pradesh. Riding to school at 6am on cycles provided by PPES, the older girls face chilly winds through moist, open fields. Protect them and gift windcheaters for Xmas.
EDUCATION is the best bet in breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty faced by families living off waste. Fund school kits for ₹389 each so their children have the tools to attend and stay in school.
With the Rs.2704 raised, U&I were able to purchase learning materials, such as books and stationery, for 15 kids who will be mentored by U&I volunteers!