Laxmi Niwas, 1st Floor, Navy Compound, Chaitanya Nagar, Iit Market, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 400076
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Online Donations raised so far: Rs.371257/-
VIDYA is a 28 year old organization that works towards the education and empowerment of lesser privileged children, youth and adults. The centers are Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. At Mumbai Vidya has Beyond School Centres for about 1200 children , Open School for 100 youth, Women Empowerment program reaching upto 100 women and Computer learning centers bridging the digital divide for over 800 participants every year.
VIDYA is looking at building sustainable and scalable programs for our beneficiaries and we need all your support to help us achieve the same.
Manoj Subhash Gaikwad
He lives in 10x10 asbestos shed in the Powai Labor Camp right behind the plush homes of Hiranandani. The labor camp has around 500 sheds cum homes which are granted to families who work for a particular construction companies under contract. Manoj's father, Subash Gaikwad works with one of such companies as a labor supervisor. Mother,Satvsheela used to work in the same contract but has discontinued owing a heart ailment. She underwent a treatment in a hospital that cost her around Rs. 30000/- Post surgery; she has to undergo regular checkups which are proving to be very expensive.
The asbestos shed based homes at the Powai Labor Camp where Manoj stays with his family
Mother Satva Sheela places all the hopes on her son Manjoj. With Manoj scoring 85% the hopes have gone sky-high. Manoj was with Umang for than 5 years and has completed the Big Byte program from CLRC. Now he secured admission in Vikas High School in science stream (Class 11). Manoj is all geared up for studying Civil Engineering.
"Once I finish my engineering course and get a job, I will sponsor VIDYA children for their education"; - Manoj Subash Gaikwad
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