Project Type/Focus

Project Focus Categories
1girlsthis project focuses on helping girls. this may include schools that are for girls only or give special emphasis on admitting girls. also, girls orphanages or residential schools for girls.
2vocational trainingthis project focuses on vocational training for the students
3health and cleanlinessthis project focuses on teaching the students about health and cleanliness
4children with disabilitiesthis project focuses on children with disabilities (physical or mental), or learning deficiencies
5to go to formal schoolthis project focuses on getting children to attend formal school
6children of migrant workersthis project focuses on giving an education to children of migrant workers who are usually on the move and do not stay at the same school throughout the year
7dropoutsthis project focuses on students who have dropped out of a formal school. reasons for dropping out can vary and include - not being able to tolerate abuse at the previous school, having to work, domestic problems, having to look after a sibling etc.
8children of sex workersthis project focuses on children of sex workers
9orphansthis project focuses on orphans and usually provide food, clothing, and shelter in addition to education for these children
10children from slumsthis project focuses on children live in the slums
11children who are workingthis project focuses on eliminating child labor
12creating resourcesthis project focuses on creating resources in the village/community
13otherplease choose this if your focus is not listed, then email with your project focus and it will be added to the database
14children with hemophiliaHemophilia is a rare (one in 5000 males) but life-long genetic blood disorder. It is X-chromosome linked - while females are its carriers, it is males who suffer from it. People with hemophilia have a tendency for extensive bleeding - they donated bleed more or faster than anyone else but they do bleed longer.
15children of dalits/tribalsthis project focuses on children of dalits or children of tribals
16remedial educationthis project focuses on remedial education type projects
17children of (ex)convictschildren of convicts or exconvicts
18children of leprosy patientschildren of people who have leprosy
19emergenciesthis project focuses on providing emergency relief

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We work with over 300 projects spread across the length and breadth of India. The projects deal with educational issues from pre-primary schooling to professional education in locations from urban slums to isolated rural areas. Click here to learn more.
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