Fundraising to empower the youth living in the urban slum | Milaap
Fundraising to empower the youth living in the urban slum communities
  • DBS India

    Created by

    DBS India
  • EY

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Eklavya Youth Resource Centre.

    from Mumbai


As a strong advocate of Social Entrepreneurship, DBS India presents the 'People of Purpose' initiative. The aim is to support 9 ventures championed by the DBS India team. So join us, support a social venture you care about, and be a part of the journey of change.One of the ventures selected for this campaign is Eklavya Youth Resource Centre.

Eklavya Youth Resource Centre is the culmination of a vision of transformation for youth in urban slum communities. It aspires to create an environment of empowerment through directed interventions in the areas of livelihood, entrepreneurship and education.

As an information hub and training centre Eklavya will form an important support system. Eklavya hopes to centralize several resources in the form of inspiration, skill development, entrepreneurial and educational training and support for the youth. For the community, It will form an anchor of relevant and diverse activities bolstered by essential life skills that facilitate growth, development and sustainability. Eklavya recognises and seeks to unleash the enormous potential in this space.

We are looking to create a space for the youth in the community where youth can find a platform apart from their struggle and limited mental and physical environment. A place where different types of youth whether educated or non educated will have a way to work on their though process and their career goal in a longer run. They will be provided guidance through various tools and techniques identified by the experts and other stakeholders involved and working for the betterment of Youth Development.

As a part of Eklavya Youth Resource Center there will be various activities planned according to the needs of the youth from community. Our center is located in M-East Ward, Govandi, Mumbai and intended to offer following support to urban poor youth. The funds raised on Milaap would go towards:

1. Digital Learning Platform (10 computers, Projector,Printer,scanner,copier)
2. Training Room setup
3. Salaries of 1 Centre Incharge & 1 Youth Mobilizer
4. Expert Trainers
5. Library

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