Project #12022

Impart computer literacy to poor children in India

by Sahaara Charitable Society
Feb 6, 2013


Certificate on Completion
Certificate on Completion

Sahaara believes that every person has a dream, and our work centers around ensuring that marginalized persons are able to articulate and work towards achieving their dream. Children living in Mumbai juvenile homes are one of the most marginalized children in Mumbai. Institutionalized, these children are most often from highly poverty stricken families. 

As a part of the holistic intervention therein, Sahaara imparts computer education to the children between fourteen to eighteen years of age in the juvenile homes. Sahaara’s in-house computer course delivers a fitting foundation to the children preparing their skills for the technology-driven world outside the homes. The children attending the computer training get a start which will help them break out of the poverty cycle and fulfill their dreams of a stable future.

Rajkumar finds a way to turn his Passion into his Profession!

At a very small age, Rajkumar was admitted in the New Observation Home. He was too small to even remember who his parents were or how he got admitted in the home. As he advanced in age, he was shifted twice from one observation home to another. Finally, in 2007 he was admitted in the Chembur Children’s Home where he was met by Sahaara personnel. He always loved drawing and his creativity was visible in his art work. On being encouraged, he enrolled for the computer training provided by Sahaara, where he got the opportunity to explore his creative side. From the time of enrolment Rajkumar has been an enthusiastic and curious learner. Currently he is working in an eminent designing firm as a Graphic Designer.

Children learning to use a computer
Children learning to use a computer
Individual attention given to children
Individual attention given to children
Learning to design
Learning to design
Rajkumar turns his passion into his profession
Rajkumar turns his passion into his profession
Vishal marches to a brighter future
Vishal marches to a brighter future



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Sahaara Charitable Society

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Rahul Thomas
Mumbai, Maharashtra India
$305 raised of $24,000 goal
14 donations
$23,695 to go
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