Donation Options

Give a girl a bike: help her go to school

 
$55,148
$19,852
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Each year these projects provide 400 bicycles to girls in rural Maharashtra so they can continue their education. Otherwise they are unable to visit the school because they live too far away.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In rural areas of India more than 50% of girls drop out of school after Class 5. Although school is free, transport costs deter rural families from sending girls to school. These families seek a mobile solution to make education a reality for their daughters.

How will this project solve this problem?

In order to offer girls a chance at an education, we provide bicycles at a 0% interest loan. Mann Deshi also donates the bicycle to the girls whose family do not afford loan.

Potential Long Term Impact

The girls deserve the chance to go to school; only through education can they become independent and successful, and be released from poverty and repression. As ongoing projects, we try to give 400 bicycles to girls each year, allowing them to continue their schooling.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $55,148
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $19,852
Total Funding Goal: $75,000

Resources

Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 1963 to 80088 to donate $10 to Give a girl a bike: help her go to school. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-Give a girl a bike: help her go to school project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T. Privacy Policy: goto.gg/privacy.
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $50
  • $100
  • $150
  • $400
  • $50
    each month
  • $100
    each month
  • $150
    each month
  • $400
    each month
  • $

Organization

Project Leader

Chetna Sinha

President
Mhaswad, Maharashtra India

Where is this project located?

Close
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.