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Unlock Smiles

 
$3,780
$16,220
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Over 80 million children are out of school in India. More than 50% of those in school will not complete it. Life offers few chances to these young adults, caught in a web of poverty, despair, neglect and lack of skills. Dream A Dream's life skills education empowers them with the skills necessary for a better life. (Approximately) $10 sees a young adult through two months of life skills education. By unlocking 10,000 smiles we aim to empower over 800 young people through a year long program.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Over 80 million children are out of school in India. More than 50% of those in school will not complete it. Life offers few chances to these young adults, caught in a web of poverty, despair, neglect and lack of skills. Dream A Dream's life skills education empowers them with the skills necessary for a better life.

How will this project solve this problem?

Dream A Dream is a professional, registered, charitable trust. We empower over 12,000 young people, referred from 17 NGO partners, through life skills-based programmes. These are delivered by our core team working with an active and enthusiastic base of 2000 volunteers in Bangalore.

Potential Long Term Impact

We are always looking to extend our programmes' reach and empower more young people. For 2013, we have ambitious goals. 1. Empower 50,000 young people by training 500 adults in the Dream A Dream life skills philosophy. 2. Strengthen our direct delivery of life skills programmes to 3000 children. 3. Strengthen our life skills programme for 1000 young adults through the Dream Connect Programme.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $3,780
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $16,220
Total Funding Goal: $20,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization

Dream A Dream

Jayanagar, Bangalore, India, India
http://www.dreamadream.org

Project Leader

Vishal Talreja

vishalta@gmail.com
Bangalore, Karnataka India

Where is this project located?

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