Project Brief: Muskaan is an organization working for education of slum children in Bhopal
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: children from slums (description)

Secondary Focus: children of dalits/tribals

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Seattle
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Garima Bangard
Project Partner(s): Shivani Taneja
Other Contacts: Janani Subramanian
Project Address: , Muskaan, 14, Nadir Colony,Shamla Hills,Bhopal,
Stewarding Chapter: Seattle
Apr 2020SeattleUSD 2623
Nov 2019SeattleUSD 25032
Mar 2019SeattleUSD 12599
Nov 2017SeattleUSD 42513
Dec 2016StanfordUSD 27825
Nov 2016SeattleUSD 23054
May 2016SeattleUSD 30306
Mar 2016SeattleUSD 21451
Mar 2016FrankfurtEUR 1500
Feb 2016StanfordUSD 14103
Oct 2015FrankfurtEUR 5000
Jul 2015StanfordUSD 7256
Oct 2014SeattleUSD 19525
Sep 2014StanfordUSD 7512
May 2014FrankfurtEUR 6000
Mar 2014SeattleUSD 6000
Nov 2013SeattleUSD 15421
Oct 2013StanfordUSD 7119
Sep 2013StanfordUSD 2800
Oct 2012SeattleUSD 17925
Oct 2012StanfordUSD 4764
May 2012SeattleUSD 6695
Feb 2012StanfordUSD 5200
Dec 2011SeattleUSD 2500
Dec 2011SeattleUSD 7500
Dec 2011SeattleUSD 7500
Aug 2011SeattleUSD 1400
May 2011StanfordUSD 4595
Dec 2010SeattleUSD 1475
Oct 2010FrankfurtEUR 1500
Oct 2010SeattleUSD 19655
Sep 2010StanfordUSD 4440
Apr 2010SeattleUSD 19890
Oct 2009SeattleUSD 0
Nov 2008SeattleUSD 17915
Aug 2007SeattleUSD 21395
Feb 2005Michigan State UniversityUSD 3000
Dec 2002Michigan State UniversityUSD 10000
Dec 2002SeattleUSD 9000
Dec 2001DetroitUSD 1500
Dec 2001Michigan State UniversityUSD 4800

Total = $452033.66

Muskaan extensively works in twenty four slum areas of Bhopal providing education to the underprivileged children. The organization's primary focus is on the education of children unable to access mainstream schools. The education programs also include strengthening the quality of education in government schools, preschool programs and residential camps. The organization is deeply involved with the community through healthcare programs, women’s saving group and livelihood training to the people of basti.

Asha Seattle has been supporting Muskaan for education expenses since October 2005 and making a difference to the lives of underprivileged kids in the slums of Bhopal

Since 2011, Asha Stanford has been supporting camps aimed towards children of rag-pickers and laborers. Please contact Sonal Gupta (sonal AT cs DOT stanford DOT edu) for any questions regarding this aspect of the project.

Starting 2013, Asha Stanford is supporting the residential school for the children at Muskaan. Since 2014, Asha Frankfurt (Germany) is supporting the construction of Muskaan educational facilities.
a. To promote meaningful education amongst children
b. To restore the rights of food, shelter, education and health to deprived children
c. To promote economic independence by providing opportunities for learning basic skills to youth and women
d. To promote awareness of social problems
Muskaan started in 1998 as an effort to provide meaningful education to twenty children from deprived backgrounds in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Now more than 800 children and their families work with Muskaan. schools It had registered the primary school with the government. Muskaan also works with vulnerable slum communities on issues of education, identity, violence, survival, needs of health and nutrition and tries to enhance livelihoods and savings through microcredit.
Apr 2020 Muskaan Covid19 Relief 2020
Nov 2019 2019 Project Update Presentation
Nov 2019 2019 Project Budget
Nov 2019 2019 Project Audit Report
Feb 2019 2018 Project Update Presentation
Feb 2019 2018 Site Report
Feb 2019 2018 Project Budget
Nov 2017 Seattle budget 2017-18
Nov 2017 Settle budget 2017-18
Feb 2017 Site visit report 2017
Nov 2016 Muskaan Budget Nov 2016
Nov 2016 Residential Camp Budget 2016
Nov 2016 combined proposal 2016
Apr 2016 Muskaan Building proposal
Jan 2016 Building expenses budget
Oct 2015 Site Visit October 2015
Oct 2015 Site visit report Seattle
Oct 2015 Asha Seattle annual budget 2015-16
Jan 2015 Proposal 2015 - 2016
Dec 2014 Site visit report Seattle
Sep 2014 Muskaan annual budget 2014-15-Seattle
Aug 2014 2014 Site Visit
Aug 2014 Muskaan Residential School Budget Asha Stanford
May 2014 Hostel_Proposal_for_Luxembourg_Council
Jan 2014 Muskaan Building Budget 2014
Dec 2013 Muskaan Site Visit Report
Oct 2013 Muskaan Site Visit October 2013
Oct 2013 Muskaan 2013-14 annual Budget-Seattle
May 2013 Muskaan Residential School Budget Asha Stanford 2013-14
Apr 2013 Muskaan Site visit report
Dec 2012 Site Visit Dec 2012
Sep 2012 Muskaan 2012-13 Budget
Sep 2012 Muskaan Annual update 2012-13
Apr 2012 Land and Building Budget
Apr 2012 Approval of Land & Building specific donations
Jan 2012 Camp Proposal 2012
Nov 2011 Site Visit Nov 2011
Oct 2011 Muskaan 2011-2012 budget
Sep 2011 Sept 2011 Camp Report
Apr 2011 Residential camp report
Jan 2011 Site Visit Jan 2011
Oct 2010 Muskan_Report_2010
Sep 2010 Muskan_Budget_2010-2011
Aug 2010 Site Visit Report
Aug 2010 Budget Report
Mar 2010 Budget Proposal 2010 to 2012
Mar 2009 Site Visit Mar 2009
Nov 2007 Site Visit Report by Deb Kukreja
Nov 2007 Site Visit Report by Deb.Kukreja
Dec 2005 Communities Programme 2005-2006 Report
Dec 2005 Communities Programme 2005-2006 Report
Dec 2005 Site Visit December 2005
Dec 2004 Full Long-term Proposal
Dec 2004 Long-term Education Budget
Dec 2004 Long-term Community Work Budget
Nov 2004 Urgent Funding Needs
Aug 2004 Site Visit by Pooja
Dec 2003 Balance Sheet
Dec 2003 Income/Expense Report Page 1 of 2
Dec 2003 Income/Expense Report Page 2 of 2
Apr 2003 Progress Report 2002-03
Apr 2003 Income Generation Program
Dec 2002 Balance sheet
Dec 2002 Income/Expense Report Page 1 of 2
Dec 2002 Income/Expense Report Page 2 of 2
Apr 2002 Quarterly Plan
Dec 2001 minutes of workshop