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Help Grace Model School kids with skills not found in textbooks

Learning Curve has been providing life skills education for underprivileged kids for many years. That means giving them social and emotional skills to help them realize themselves completely as well as how to tackle the world around them. FB page is at https://www.facebook.com/skills.learningcurve/

This year, they are expanding--the need is so dire and more schools want to participate. However, limitation is the funds, as we are dependent on donations. We've signed up 10 schools, and hope to be able to fulfill our commitment through your support.

At Grace Model School, in Pannipura, Hyderabad, which I'm raising funds for, the parents of children are primarily auto drivers/vegetable sellers, with many mouths to feed in the family.

Kids in the school typically don't know how to channelize anger, depression, conflict and other emotions, nor is there good awareness of self.

I've visited two of the projects of Learning Curve and their work is amazing. We've seen great results at Grace, and all it takes is Rs. 900 to enable a child.

The principal of Grace Model school, Ayesha Mirza, is a dynamic woman who has run the school despite all the challenges. She encourages the education of the girl child in the school as well.

Help me support the program for next year!

How will the funds be used?

The cost of the life skills program for each child for an entire year is Rs. 900. This includes a toolkit that each child will receive, with stickers, posters, and the like, an art kit, a journal, as well as assessment of progress of each child. We have 200 kids.

The cost of training a teacher for the life skills program for the year is Rs. 7000. This includes an 8-day intensive training, and one-on-mentoring through the year. We are training 10 teachers.

Here's a video from the indefatigable principal of Grace Model School, talking about our program: 



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14th May 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your tremendous love and support.

It gives me immense pleasure in informing you all that we're ready for the coming year, and we're growing! 27 schools, 200+ classrooms and close to 6.5K children! It is very exciting. We shall keep you posted.

Please stay tuned and keep supporting us.


17th October 2017
Hi everyone,
Here's a story that made us go 'Woo-Hoo!" in September
Nazmeen teacher from Hyderabad Islamic School, Dabeerpura, Hyderabad talks about how her journey with Learning Curve's program has empowered her to bring empathy in her classroom.

For us, this is a tremendous validation of how the integration of teacher development and teacher-led life skills facilitation in the classroom is creating impact.

Thankful for all your support!

23rd September 2017
Hello everyone,

We are thankful for all the contributions we've received so far - this has been particularly useful in terms of all the learning material, the toolkits and resources we've been able to provide to our school children!

Happy to report that our teachers have completed 2 workshops, and have begun interacting with their mentors while implementing the life skills sessions in the classroom with their children!

Thank you so much for the support, we will keep you posted on the progress.
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Rs.31,400
raised of Rs.250,000 goal

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Anonymous donated Rs.5,000
about 1 year ago

Best wishes!

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Nivi donated Rs.10,000
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Janaky donated US $150
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Anonymous donated Rs.900
about 1 year ago

Good work !

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