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

by Mann Deshi Foundation
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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.

$150,000
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$58,464
remaining
763
donors
0
monthly donors
20
fundraisers
12
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. However, a lack of transportation and infrastructure causes parents to take their daughters out of school, resulting in labor work, early marriages, pregnancy, and a greater vulnerability 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 20 years and has given over 10,000 bicycles to young girls.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

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Organization Information

Mann Deshi Foundation

Location: Mhaswad, Maharashtra - India
Website:
Twitter: @MannDeshiOrg
Project Leader:
Chetna Sinha
President
Mhaswad, Maharashtra India
$91,536 raised of $150,000 goal
 
1,331 donations
$58,464 to go
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