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THE ART BOX PUNE

From dreams of making it in the big leagues to staving off boredom after school, a basketball academy in Noida’s Gejha village is not only changing the lives of hundreds of underprivileged kids but it is also equipping them in the ways of life.

I started with 5 kids, 2 bamboo sticks and 1 ring in 2014. Today I have expanded to a point where over 300 students are morphing into disciplined student-athletes.


At least 130 out of the 300 children I train in the villages are girls. In India girls coming out to play in such numbers is huge. Just to pull this off without any major funding is an achievement in itself.

One of the students from Dribble Academy, Shaily Upadhya has received a 5 year 100 % fully-funded scholarship at The Shiv Nadar School, which is one of the leading schools in Delhi NCR.


2 more children from Dribble Academy were selected for the Under-14 District Basketball tournament for Boys’ (held in the city of Agra)

Unfortunately, I have spent all my savings on running Dribble Academy. From paying the coaches’ salaries to sending some of the kids to school, to getting them proper athletic shoes. I have built a full-sized Basketball court in the village but is now in urgent needs of funds for running the entire program.

Dribble Academy is my dream project. With your contribution, you can support me empower these kids and help run many such programs across India and impact many more lives.


Small steps lead to big changes, a Rs 1000 contribution from you will go a long way for us to provide these growing children with basic necessities of Milk, Eggs, Shoes, T-Shirts.  

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Started in August 2014 with just five children on a half-court.
Started in August 2014 with just five children on a half-court.
A basketball dream is taking shape in this Noida village
A basketball dream is taking shape in this Noida village
Gejha village is giving underprivileged children a chance to learn.
Gejha village is giving underprivileged children a chance to learn.
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7th May 2018
Dear Supporters,
Thank you all for your support.

The gejha girls won the juniorNBA Delhi chapter and 3 of them were selected to represent Delhi at the national level. 2 boys were also selected who went on to Win the Junior NBA championships where Dinesh was one of the best Playmakers and Sachin was one of the Highest scorers of the tournament .

He scored 20 points in the Final game and now will be flying to Orlando for the World Championship

The Gejha girls recently played Genesis Global School and won by a few points and the Boys lost .

We recently played NSB Gurgaon and won in the boys category and lost in the Girls category .

We shall keep you all updates of the progress which we made because of your support :)
Thank you!




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