Support 32 6th grade kids fight educational inequity!!

Ask for an update

About the campaign

Why am I fundraising?

Divya Sakalle Katyayani – A teachforindia fellow (2015-2017)

I am a post grad in Human Resource from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. I have 7.5 years of working in the corporate world as a HR professional. I was reading about teach for India and learnt that my values and mindsets really match to the vision of this splendid organization. After joining TFI, I came to know deeper meaning of their vision and just kept falling in love with the work I do every day.

What we are?

Academic Growth: Our literacy growth = 0.7 grade level in 1st unit test itself. We aim to achieve 1.5 grade level growth in the mid – year itself. Even our math scores have grown by 20%.

  • Extra-Curricular: Our class name is “The Adventurers” Oh! The places we will go.... And we try to keep up to this theme of ours. We have participated in many extracurricular activities and won awards:

  • Five students from our class have passed the scholarship exams.

  • Essay writing inter-school Competition – 1st prize and 2nd prize.

  • Elocution inter-school Competition – 3rd prize.

  • Craft inter-school Competition – 1st prize.

  • We have enrolled with LOL (League of Learners) which is an yearly competition for Literacy and Math and are looking forward to learn something new from this. We hope to win :)

  • We participated in “Khula Asman” workshop in Mankhurd, where we learnt how to make clay Ganesha and why making clay Ganesha is important.

  • We participated in “Pomegranate Workshop” in National Gallery of Modern Art, Churchgate, where we saw many paintings and learnt many things about different types of paintings and learnt how to make an imaginary painting through collage making technique.

  • We went with didi to attend dance and oil painting workshop in Bandra and learnt qualities like respect, compassion and team work.

  • All the students in our class are acting in a play “The Boy and the Drum” a book provided by Pratham NGO and will be soon performing it in front of the whole school.

  • We have also enrolled for Videos for Knowledge programme, where, we learn new values like, Grit, Zest, etc. We have learnt about many famous personalities, like, Nelson Mandela, Margeret Thatcher, Malala, PT Usha, APJ Abdul Kalam, Hillary Clinton, Sania Mirza, and Leander Peas.

  • We are also preparing ourselves for “Just for Kicks” programme.

  • We will soon be learning photography, chess.

  • Last but not the least; we will soon be making our half yearly magazine.

We are enthusiasts and love to explore. We have passion to achieve and perform one level above what we actually can.

What do I plan to do with the funds?

What we need?

  • Just for Kicks participation fees – 15,000 + 5,000 = Rs. 20,000/- (additional cost for travel by bus, food, etc.)
  • Big World Map roll + Map of India = Rs. 2,000/-
  • Participation in workshops/events/visit to museums or any educational tour – Rs. 15,000/- (whole year, includes travel and food)
  • Prints, handouts, comics, story books, children’s magazines, Atlas, Dictionaries, other general knowledge books, stationery, pencils, pens, erasers, compass boxes, chart papers, craft material, drawing papers, colour crayons, colour pencils, sketchpens, water/poster colours, paint brushes, etc. = Rs. 15,000/- minimum.
  • Cupboard = Rs. 10,000/-
  • Classroom painting (to make the class more attractive and colorful for our kids = Rs.45,000


You can visit our wonderful kids anytime to know their potential. You can contact me on the given details:

99301 21407

Learn more about the initiative

Ask the campaign organizer

comments powered by Disqus
raised of Rs.107,000 goal

3 Supporters

214 Days to go

Payment options: Online, cheque/cash pickups

Payment options: Card/PayPal

Supporters (3)

Tejaswini donated Rs.1,000
Sandhya donated Rs.1,500

Good Work Divya. Thansk for giving us the opportunity to support this good cause

T donated Rs.3,000

Came across your link in our St Mary's whatsapp group . Albeit a small amount ,thank you for giving me an opportunity to do my bit . Regards, T S Soumia