India Sponsorship Committee

Project Brief: ISC works for children of slum dwellers, many of them migrant workers, in Yerawada. Pune. They provide support classes, health and gender awareness, vocational training and early childhood developmental guidance to these children and their parents.
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: children of migrant workers (description)

Secondary Focus: remedial education

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Seattle
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Aparna Geet
Project Partner(s): Audrey Feriera
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , 1527, Golf Club Road,,Yerwada, Pune,
MAHARASHTRA  411006
Tel: 91-20-26692910
Stewarding Chapter: Seattle
Nov 2017SeattleUSD 8950
Nov 2017SeattleUSD 24521
Oct 2016SeattleUSD 21565
Jan 2016SeattleUSD 19341
Nov 2014SeattleUSD 17756
May 2014SeattleUSD 10166
Dec 2013SeattleUSD 9795
May 2013SeattleUSD 10288
Dec 2012SeattleUSD 10600
May 2012SeattleUSD 8985
Oct 2011SeattleUSD 10200
Oct 2010SeattleINR 513200
Apr 2010SeattleUSD 17500
Dec 2009SeattleINR 256500
Apr 2009SeattleUSD 3000
Apr 2009SeattleUSD 7270
Sep 2008SeattleINR 1026000

Total = $219083.26

Asha-Seattle supports four programs at ISC:

Education support classes (Vidyadeep)
Gender sensitization (Sabala)
Development of vocational skills (Saksham)
Very Early Childhood Development (VECD)
Mission Statement:
To create an environment and support system for the marginalized
sections of society that will help in the empowerment process of women
and protect & promote the rights of children from these sections of
society.
ISC established Mumbai in 1967. Initially it started to assist destitute and orphaned children in institutions, later broadening their work to more family based programs.
ISC established in Pune in 1979. ISC works with children of migrant workers in brick kilns and from slum communities in and around the Yerawada district.
ISC Serves as a Resource Organization for the National Level Campaign Against Child Labor (CACL), it also a member of the Executive Committee of the Pune Level Actions fot the Rights of the Child (ARC)