Simply put, we aim to empower and strengthen those that are battling roots of disadvantage.
While we are undoubtedly invested and active in the humanitarian effort to provide basic necessities, our primary drive is rooted in building a sense of empowerment through providing opportunities to learn and grow a sense of self. The most enduring gifts are those that provide impactful experiences and skills that result in a rich sense of identity and self-worth. We do this by partnering up with teachers, musicians, dancers, athletes, and anyone willing to join us in helping these children expand their knowledge and develop a new part of themselves. Finally, we provide safe spaces within the slum for our kids to learn and be creative, as well as the technology and resources necessary to achieve these goals.
While ensuring care for basic needs, we extend the invitation for youth to have fun, learn, laugh, and smile their way into a tight knit community and relentless support system. We do not visit slums periodically to drop goods. We live here, are from here, or have developed a deep connection to this community - Dharavi is our heart, and we intend to keep it beating strong.