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Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school

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Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school
Give a girl a bike: help her to go to school

Summary

In rural areas of India more than 60% of children drop out of school after 5th grade. High schools are not available in rural villages and girls need to travel long distance to pursue higher education. A lack of transportation and infrastructure causes parents to drop their daughters out of school. Mann Deshi Foundation gives this opportunity to girls by providing a bicycle and fulfills their dream of going to school. The journey to school will become safer and faster than before.

$99,000
total goal
$14,786
remaining
733
donors
2
monthly donors
10
years

Challenge

In rural areas of India more than 60% of children drop out of school after 5th grade. High schools are not available in rural villages and girls need to travel long distance to pursue higher education. But a lack of transportation and infrastructure causes parents to drop their daughters out of school. The results of school drop out are labor work, early marriages, pregnancy, and girls are more likely to be exposed to violence.

Solution

Every girl deserves to go to school. Mann Deshi Foundation gives this opportunity to girls by providing a bicycle and fulfills their dream of going to school. Gifting a bicycle to a girl makes it possible to save travel time and focus on her studies. The journey to school becomes safer and faster than before.

Long-Term Impact

Through education girls can become independent and successful. It releases them from poverty and repression. This program has been running for 5 years and has given over 7,400 bicycles to young girls.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.manndeshifoundation.org
Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank, Ltd
Mann Deshi Foundation Facebook

Organization Information

Mann Deshi Foundation

Location: Mhaswad, Maharashtra - India
Website:
Twitter: @MannDeshiOrg
Project Leader:
Chetna Sinha
President
Mhaswad, Maharashtra India
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