Abhishek's online fundraiser for Education | Milaap
This is a supporting campaign. Contributions made to this campaign will go towards the main campaign.
Transform children from vulnerable backgrounds into changemakers. Join me as a Secret Santa!
of Rs.30,000
7 supporters
  • Abhishek

    Created by

    Abhishek Kolwalkar
  • AS

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Apni Shala Foundation

    from Mumbai, Maharashtra

80G tax benefits for INR donations


I'm Abhishek, a software engineer working for Healthcare. And a firm believer in causes supporting children's education and social welfare. I've always been inspired by ApniShala, a unique initiative at fostering children's well-being by facilitating them with a practical blend of skills and programs. I feel super excited when I see their work, because I believe the value education they're adding is truly the need of the hour for the upcoming generations of our country, and what better way to start this than to begin with our children? 

Have a look at what these children can do if given a hollistic learning platform.

Did you like what you just saw? Here's why I urge you to become Secret Santa for this cause.

I believe that a programme like this could turn children into reflective, conscientious citizens and changemakers in our society. And Apni Shala Foundation designs and delivers such programmes for children from low-income communities every day of the year in Mumbai. This year, they're taking this to 200 children who have resolved to address 40 social issues ranging from community violence, alcoholism and addiction, right up to waste management. They will be putting in an entire year of effort to identify, investigate and try and resolve these local problems. And they need our help.

As official Secret Santa for Apni Shala, I'm looking to raise an amount that will help empower an entire class of children by enrolling them in this programme. If you want to offer these children an education you've always wanted for yourself, become a Secret Santa this Christmas!

All you need to do is click 'Donate' on this page and contribute a small amount to help me reach my goal. 

What happens after you donate?

You'll thereafter be informed about how you helped made a difference. 

  • You get the chance to interact with the children you supported and accompany them during their projects

  • You will receive email updates on stories from the field about how the children worked on these very serious issues

Where does your money go?
80% of your above contribution is utilised for fee for facilitation and content development.
20% of your above contribution is utilised for capacity building of facilitators, parents' meeting expenses and community projects expsenses.

*The amount is excluding 8% fee charged by Milaap on every contribution.
*Every donation made through an Indian account will be eligible for tax exemption.

Apni Shala in News!

Indian Express: http://tinyurl.com/lksrp2v 
Free Press Journal: http://tinyurl.com/nadhrxx 
The Times of India: http://tinyurl.com/lhjooyg

Read their story in Your Story!  

Get in touch with Apni Shala

www.apnishala.org |contact@apnishala.org | +91 84548 22690 | +91 98191 67002

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