Encourage Education for underprivileged & disadvantaged children

by Community Outreach Programme

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₹ 73000

163 books

donated out of 1825 required

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funds raised
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Our story

CORP works for Orphans,Street Children, Differently able, those from marginalized and vulnerable section of slum communities in Mumbai, through various programmes like creche, non formal learning, vocational training, managing for their formal education by getting them enrolled in government and private schools, special schools as per the individual requirement and ability to cope with studies. Every book received will definitely add on to the knowledge and help children in the process of continues learning in various aspects of their life.

Who we are

Community Outreach Programme (CORP) is one of Mumbai’s leading not-for-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO). CORP is dedicated to the eradication of poverty. We continuously strive towards the improvement of both the living and social conditions of those residing in the slum communities. CORP provides safe shelter, nutritious meals, quality education, healthcare, childcare, legal guidance, vocational training, capacity-building workshops and other support services to foster self-sufficiency. CORP has 20 centers in 13 different slums of Mumbai. We have 90 staff members and 10 volunteers. We were also presented with an award for best annual report in year 2012. We work with Give India, Credibility Alliance and Guide Star India the Organizations who partner with groups that can demonstrate significant levels of transparency, sustainability and accountability.

Our work and its impact

Since inception we have been privileged to positively impact lives of more than one million women and children. CORP works for the holistic development of women and children through various programmes like crèches and day care, shelter homes, vocational training, differently able, counselling centres, Health awareness, pregnancy club and senior citizen programme etc. During the year, almost 30,000 residents, primarily women and children from Mumbai slum communities benefited from at least one of CORP’s programmes. Over 1300 kids under the age of five benefited through Creche and Daycare. We supported 85 children through residential shelter homes. Around 200 differently able children with special needs were enrolled at our Disabled children project, many of them are mentally and physically challenged and hearing impaired. 78 children received hearing aid, callipers and wheel chairs to help cope with their disabilities. More than 1000 women completed vocational training courses and are earning their livelihood. Supported poor Senior citizens by providing them Healthcare and Ration. CORP’s family counselling centre managed or resolved 150 disputes, many of which involved counselling women who are victims of domestic violence.

How we will utilize these funds

Every book we receive will increase in the knowledge and wisdom of the underprivileged, disadvantaged and poor children to become responsible individuals of our nation. The books will be used individually by all the children beneficiaries in our various programmes, such as shelter homes, crèche, street children etc. We also have library at few of our centres but do not have enough books and to which this new books will add on as great advantage. By each and every small contribution, let us aim to make India fully literate country and make huge positive difference in the lives of those waiting for your help and support.