Alternative school for railway platform children

$4,472 $1,028
Raised Remaining


Taking the school to the street - advocating for and working with children on issues such as child rights, health care, and nutrition.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

This project will affect around 400 marginalized children living on and around the railway station who have no access to school. The barriers to education for such children arise both from the external environment and from the children's own unique predicament of deprivation. These children are not merely out of school; the very concept of education is unknown to them.

How will this project solve this problem?

To set up an extensive network of schools, vocational training programs, shelters, non-formal education centers, a crisis help-line, and scholarships with the aim to assist children in claiming their right to education.

Potential Long Term Impact

Outcomes of this project are to make schooling a habit; motivate parents to take charge; make education attainable, useful, and enjoyable for every child; and make children conscious of the role of education in upward social mobility.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $4,472

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $4,472 .  The original project funding goal was $5,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Thanks to 34 donors like you, a total of $4,472 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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