Every Child Counts - A Citizen's Campaign - Ongoing Project
The Right to Education Act (RTE)of 2010, grants every child, between the age of 6 and 14 years, the right to free and quality education.
However, locating and enrolling "Out-of School children" is not being done, especially for children of migrant communities. According to a recent UNICEF Report,an estimated 16 mil. children in India migrate annually, resulting in non-enrollment and disruption of schooling.
Door Step School launched a campaign to enroll all 6-7 year old children in the city of Pune in 2012. The campaign called EVERY CHILD COUNTS (ECCC) is conceived and designed as a CITIZENS' CAMPAIGN. It envisages partnership from citizens, government, media, students and whoever is interested. Involvement of volunteers, individuals and groups is solicited in locating and enroling children in schools, and provide on-going monitoring for attendance.
Funding Duration: April 2014 to March 2015
Total Budget: Rs.9,241,200
Funding Requested: Rs.3,432,960
Contribution by Other Organisation: Rs. 408,240
Contribution by Government: Rs. 5,400,000
1. Providing support in the Implementation of the RTE
1.Increased number of children in age group 6-7 years enrolled in schools.
2. Increased attendance
I certify that the information in this proposal is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
I also certify that the organization and I will abide by the terms and conditions of the
grant/fund as established by granter/funder. I further certify that all received funds/grants
will be used exclusively for the purpose stated in this proposal unless I normally request and
receive prior authorization from funder for any changes. Further, I understand that if the
funding is granted for the project described above it will be for an initial period of ONE year
and can be extended, if necessary, by renewing the proposal. Also, regular status reports on the
project will be provided by the organization to funder for the duration of the
Sept. 18, 2013
Door Step School
80G Number: DIT(E)/MC/80G/3145
35AC Number: N.A.
FCRA Number: 83780514
Number of paid staff: 605
Annual Budget: Rs.100,900,000
Key Corporate Funders for last 3 years: 1. Wipro 2. HDFC Bank 3. Tata Motors 4. HSBC Bank 5. RABO Bank 6. UBS Bank 7. EQT 8. Think Solution
Key Foundation Funders for last 3 years: 1.Help them grow (Vibha) 2.Forbes Marshal 3.Ernst and Young Foundation 4.Sir Ratan Tata Trust 5.Asha for Education 6.Plan International India Chapter 7.ASMAE 8.Azim Premji Foundation
Vision: All children deserve an education. An alarming number of India's urban poor still remain without an opportunity to receive formal education. Our mission at Doorstep School is to bridge this divide using innovative programs that will bring education to these children and help them make the transition to literacy and a brighter future.
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