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Support Education For 100 Orphan Children - SuperCharge Their Future

SuperCharge - The Story

The boy in this picture from 1974 is one of Our Children. Here is his story.
“I am an MD specializing in Dermatologist and a Cosmetic Laser Surgeon with my own chain of clinics. As one of the pioneers in the growing field of cosmetology in India, I am a faculty and trainer conducting workshops worldwide and also am on the panel of several TV Channels. 

I was born to illiterate parents and was 2nd of five children when we came to Mumbai from my village in the 5th standard. I used to stay with my parents in slums, selling vegetables on the footpath and sleeping there. We often went to sleep without a meal. 

I came in contact with Our Children for my English classes in Five Gardens and soon developed a liking for studies. My icons Ram and Dhananjay Sir encouraged me in my education and I started topping my school. The turning point was when Ram Sir took me to his house for continuing my education and I stayed there for three years and completed my college to join medicine. 

My goal was to study as much as possible and become a highly qualified and respectable citizen and stay connected always with Our Children. 
Our Children encouraged my liking for education and also developed my personality. The confidence and support given, made me pursue my dreams

In our 47 years of working with underprivileged children in welfare organizations across Mumbai,  we at Our Children have many such stories to tell. Our experiences have proven that education creates a growth  path for children to pursue their dreams and leap ahead to change the trajectory of their lives. Supercharging them to dream and achieve the impossible. This led us to create our education and mentorship program SuperCharge.

SuperCharge - The Program

This fund raise is for SuperCharging the lives of deserving students from child welfare institutions. These institutions house children below the age of 18 years who are orphans, from broken families, destitute or in judicial custody. It is our experience that dropout rates are higher when  children finish their 10th and 12th grades succumbing to the pressure of survival and getting a job, getting into the trap of a low paying menial job and a bleak future.

We provide monetary support for fees and required coaching  so that deserving students can continue their education after 10th and 12th grades with the intent of SuperCharging and propelling their future.
 
Last year we provided assistance to 50+ students and our goal for this year is to provide funds for education to 100 children who pass out of 10th and 12th grade and wish to pursue higher education including career/ professional courses.  On an average we would be sponsoring  5 students from 20 institutes each for amount of Rs. 10,000/- per student.  (100 *10,000 = 10,00000) In case of academically deserving students we could extend more support.

We need your generosity to make this happen!

Here are some photographs from our earlier SuperCharge events.
About Our Children
Our Children brings love, happiness and identity into the lives of less privileged children. Founded in 1970, Our Children (OC) partners with over 35 Child Welfare Institutions in Mumbai to run development programs and activities. We are volunteer driven  with a large number  of volunteers being impacted by OC in their Institution days. Over the course of 47 years Our Children has a stellar reputation of passion, commitment and integrity to ensure that your generosity has the maximum impact.

Open Your Hearts And SuperCharge The Lives Of Our Children!
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15th July 2017
Dear Supporters,

Thank for choosing to be a change-maker and it's an honor to know you have our back . The difference between the childhood of these children and the childhood each one of us enjoyed is simply an accident of birth. They had little or no control over their past but with your support we will supercharge their future.

Education to them is not about mere degree certificates, it is a support system to change their lives. As we move into the other half of 2017, we need your support to achieve our goal of educating 100 of Our Children.

To help us achieve our goal faster, a Milaap Impact Partner has offered to match all donations made on the campaign page starting today until the midnight of 20th July, 2017 upto a limit of 30,000 INR.

This means for every 1000 rupees you contribute on the campaign in the next 5 days, our sponsor will contribute 200 rupees - thereby giving us 1.2X impact.

We need your support to unlock this 1.2X impact.
Make a contribution, spread the word, share the campaign. Together, we can super charge the future of 100 of Our Children.
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