Children  India Project #7448

Educate a Poor Indian Child

by Christel House International Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified


Provide Indian children from the slums and poor villages with life-changing education, as well as regular health care, daily nutrition, and character / life skills development at Christel House Bangalore.

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More than 8 million children ages 6-13 in India are out of school, either never having attended or dropping out before completing 6th grade. The majority are girls and reasons are frequently economic; children must work to contribute to the family income, or must care for siblings. As a result, female literacy rate in India is less than 54%, compared to 75% for men. By giving these girls the knowledge and tools to break the cycle of poverty, all those generations that follow will benefit.


The solution to poverty is complex. We provide top-quality English-medium K-12 education, regular health care, nutritious meals, character/ life skills and then help students transition into higher education and employment to reach self-sufficiency.

Long-Term Impact

Breaking the cycle of poverty impacts the student, her family, and future generations. We also teach every child that she has the obligation to give back and make the world a better place. This multiplier effect will ultimately transform communities.


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Organization Information

Christel House International

Location: Indianapolis, IN - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Bobbi Bosch
Indianapolis, Indiana United States
$37,838 raised of $50,000 goal
456 donations
$12,162 to go
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