Sponsor a mid-day snack for 130 students at a school for a day, INR 650

Empowering Minds Society for Research and Development designed a Sponsor-A-Child program so as to get the donor for each child at the centre. They have 135 children enrolled at 2 centres; in an urban slum in Ghaziabad and in Gorakhpur, which is a rural township. The children coming to the centres are from migrant labourer families, Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, schedule castes, and families whose total income is between Rs. 3,000-4,000. Not surprising that these children are out-of-school, drop outs, or not working . Only half of them are able to pay school fees (which is a nominal amount of Rs. 100). The centre is manned by 1 principal and 5 volunteer teachers and a helper. It is a rented place in the midst of an urban slum. The centre runs from Mondays to Saturdays from 8am and 2pm and teaches students from class 1 to 5. After that, Empowering Minds helps get the children enrolled with them in other schools (Government or Private) and they monitor the same. This donation will be used to provide a mid-day snack for 130 students at a school for a day.

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Mid-day snack for 130 children of our school 650.00
Unit Price 650
Total 650
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Health is Wealth
Sonu studies in Grade 4. She has 4 sisters and 2 brothers. Her father was an alcohol addict and after drinking he used to abuse his wife and the entire family. Because of her husband’s behaviour Sonu’s mother left him and earned to raise the children which are very difficult for her in the meagre salary.
The organisation not only admitted Sonu and her sister in the school but motivated them to attend the school regularly. Counselling sessions were given to her stressed mother. Sonu and her sister both her provided nutrition as well as the health check- ups on a regular basis. They were given books, stationeries and other utilities.
Sonu is a bright and serious student. Studies have changed her personality. She comes to school regularly and shares her problems with the teachers who help her solving it. Her teeth were not good and when the dentist from EM gave her tips for the upkeep, she is keeping them good.

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