- Enhance Motivation, confidence, belief and awareness for self and society.
- Broaden vision for potential
- Widen exposure to opportunities
- Devise action plan for future
The rural girls we work with comes from economically low income background, almost all of them are first generation college goers, whose parents are unskilled labourers( coolie) living in interior villages of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. We know some of our youth come from disturbed backgrounds it becomes essential for them to have a safe space and learn life skills to help them to survive through the life
Who are we?
Bodhi Tree Foundation,started in May 2014, believe in bridging the rural urban divide based on resources and opportunities by empowering rural college going students. We want to create a movement of rural role models who believe in changing their life and their communities through education, skills and opportunities
How would we spend the money?
For 10 program it would cost 5,25,000
Growing up in rural India, and listening to the narratives of how unwanted a girl child is, how there is no expectations from a girl except growing up to be a presentable young woman who can get a decent spouse, I always felt the lack of a safe space for girls to express themselves and explore their talent and widen their horizons. Through Bodhi Tree Foundation’s initiative, we want to create a space for girls to be themselves, to claim their dreams and to shape their world