Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Support for 1 Kalam Center and Benefit 25 Slum Kids

The Situation:
More than one-third of the Hyderabad’s population lives in slums
1179 slums have been identified by by GHMC officially. 
Slums continue to grow at a rate of 6.06% per annum.
Primary sources of livelihood includes housekeeping, autorickshaws, blue collared work and street vending.

The Children:
Congested habitations and living conditions make academic excellence a challenge.
Education is discontinued at a young age for most children due to financial constraints and safety concerns
These kids are involved in household chores, child labor, child marriages

What we do:
Holistic development of lesser-privileged children.
Courses are offered in: Academics, Self-defense, Vocational Training and Personality Development
Special focus is laid on: Health and hygiene, Nutrition awareness, career counseling and extra curriculum activities.

The Process:

TKF volunteers visit recognized slum areas, and identify student groups from Govt. schools.
Mentors are identified from the same slum, and employed.
A “Kalam Centre” is established in a local hall or study space.
Mentors provide after-school support to the students for 2 hours per day.
Each centre consists of around 25 kids.
Attendance is recorded everyday.

How you could help:

Volunteer in our Centers regularly and assist in teaching.

Train our mentors and volunteers and interact with them Quarterly or Half Yearly.

Sponsor as individuals or groups to support a center.

Spread the word among friends and colleagues.

Financial Support:

Budget of 1  Kalam Center per Year

S.No
Activity
Monthly Expenses
Yearly expenses
1
Tutor Salary
2000
24000
2
Tutor training

8000
3
Educational Field Trip

20000
4
Celebration of National Holidays

10000
5
Stationary

5000
6
Black Board,Flex,Mat dust bin etc

5000
7
Set of Library Books

6000
8
Admin Charges

12000

Total

90000


Total Cost of Center for 1 year is Rs 90,000

Ways you can Support:

1.    Adopt 1 center per Year  =           Rs 90,000

2.    Donate a Library (one time)   =    Rs 6000

3.    Donate Student Kits (Bag, books, pens one time) per Student =  Rs 500

4.    Sponsor a Child : Rs 600 per month (Yearly Rs 3,600) per 1 child


Here are our Bank Account Details:

Account name    : TODAY'S KALAM FOUNDATION
Bank Name        : State Bank of India
Account no.        : 37374596795
IFSC code           : SBIN0020775
MICR code         : 500002377

For Donations through:

Paytm  : 9618243916

Tez app : 9966950721

 Please Donate on this link : https://milaap.org/fundraisers/kalamcenter


Thanks and regards,

Arshad Shaik
Today's Kalam Foundation

Mob: +91 90520 39855

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