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The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, enabling them to maximize their potential and transform their lives. Akanksha works in the field of education, initiating school reform through The School Project, and providing a supplemental education through the Akanksha centers. Currently, Akanksha reaches out to over 5000 children through two models: the after-school or center model and the School Project. Akanksha has 8 centers and 16 schools in Mumbai and Pune.
Aseema Charitable Trust is a Mumbai based non-governmental organization with a mission to equip children from marginalized communities with high quality, value based education enabling development of their limitless potential. Over the past 17 years, Aseema has worked extensively with children living in slum communities in Mumbai and remote tribal communities in Igatpuri.
In Mumbai, Aseema works in partnership with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai(MCGM) to create centres of excellence within the public education system. They have adopted the English medium sections of the Pali Chimbai Municipal School, Santacruz (W) Municipal School and Kherwadi Municipal School. In each of these schools, Aseema supports the MCGM by providing teachers who are oriented to Aseema’s child friendly approach, making the learning environment stimulating and safe and creating a culture that respects the child and promotes learning.
Kshitij (meaning “New Horizon” in Sanskrit) is a Mumbai-based NGO that employs adults with intellectual disabilities to create exquisite hand-crafted items and chocolates. The products make excellent corporate and personal gifts. The participants have different types of intellectual disabilities caused by conditions such as Down Syndrome, Autism and Brain Damage. In the sheltered and nurturing environment of our workshops, they are supervised by professional instructors as well as their own family members, engaged in various recreational activities with their peers and provided with a salary for their work.
Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) is a registered charitable non-governmental organisation (NGO) working towards the Total Management of Cancer as a disease, which includes:
Spreading awareness on the dangers inherent in accepted social practices such as chewing of tobacco, early marriage, multiple pregnancies, etc, which are responsible for approximately 70% of cancers in India.
Initiating steps for the early detection of cancer since treatment at this stage leads to a cure in a majority of cases.
To provide complete assistance to cancer patients beyond that given by the medical profession, that is, taking a holistic approach, not attacking the malignancy in isolation.
Nischay is a unique initiative promoted under the aegis of Heart Saver Charitable Trust. It is a comprehensive school till Grade X which strives to educate under privileged girl totally free of cost-which includes uniforms, school bags, books, mid-day meals and conveyance facilities. The Craft kits are a way of fund raising for Nischay Girls School. At present over 500 girls are studying in the school. There are essential amenities like well-ventilated and spacious class rooms, pure drinking water and hygienic toilets. Apart from these, there is a fully equipped Computer Lab and a lush play ground with slides and swings. Vocational expertise is imparted to the girls in our Sewing Room and Crafts Room. On the academic front, the quality of education is ascertained by a well qualified staff. The school also encourages a lot of international volunteers, who benefit the students on scholastic and co-scholastic areas throughout the year. Education is empowerment and at Nischay, they envision a fully literate society of tomorrow.
The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Association (MFPA) is an international, registered society of disabled artists, wholly owned and run by the artists themselves to meet their financial needs. Members paint with brushes held in their mouth or feet as a result of a disability sustained at birth or through an accident or illness that prohibits them from using their hands.
With over 800 artists from 74 countries, the MFPA instills in its artists a sense of self-respect and dignity that comes from earning an independent, honest and secure livelihood through the sale of their artwork.
In India, the Association currently supports 20 member artists from across the country; The artists come from a diverse cultural background spread across the states of Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujarat, Uttaranchal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Members work individually from their homes and regularly submit artworks to the Association.
Om Creations is a non-profit training project for holistic and educational rehabilitation of the mentally challenged women from age 20yrs onwards. They assist differently-abled women with opportunities that help them lead a meaningful life of dignity and self-worth. By giving them a stipend for the products they make, they help them be economically empowered and add that extra support to the family income.
In order to maintain an uncompromising quality standard, they employ highly qualified and experienced professionals who teach our wards different techniques of painting, sculpting, baking, cooking, chocolate making, gift packing and all varied art.
They function on a part-charity, part-revenue model. They earn a small revenue from the sale of products made by the beneficiary-workers, and also depend on philanthropic individuals, corporate institutions and other trusts to bridge the deficit between capital and expenditure.
By handcrafting and selling tastefully designed and internationally appreciated ecofriendly products, Shraddha provides a means of livelihood and support for those that are often assumed to lead a dependent life. Shraddha adopts a pioneering and creative approach where young adults with autism and developmental delay are encouraged and assisted to take small steps towards self-sufficiency.
Women’s India Trust (WIT) is a charitable organization established in the year 1968 by Ms. Kamila Tyabji. WIT started by training less privileged and unskilled women in Mumbai to stitch sari petticoats. Since then WIT has helped many women to develop skills and earn a regular income; this has changed their lives and the lives of their families.
Various employment opportunities are also offered at the two Mumbai centres and at Panvel. The products made by women are then marketed through WIT’s retail showrooms at Tardeo, Mahim and Panvel as well as regular sales organized in different parts of the country.