Crisis: In 2007 after reading a report which stated that more than 50% of children in India face some form of physical and sexual abuse, the founder Praveen contemplated on ways he can contribute to solving the problem. He came across Kidpower USA 'People Safety' training and founded the Indian chapter.
Programs: i) Training - The workshops teach people how to stay safe and are tailored to different ages and life situations. ii) Book Store - Kidpower safety comic books help teach kids to be safe from violence and abuse, to be confident and be aware of their rights. iii) Child Education and Care - a) Poor Girls receive educational scholarships, uniforms, books, bag etc. b) Children from a few blind schools receive Braille kit, uniforms and counseling. c) Manasu Home provides facilities for stay, food, health care, education and vocational training. d) Bridge Schools prepare the children for formal schools and ensure they continue their education.
Outcome: In FY 2018-19, KidPower reached out to 256 children and teenagers and 65 caretakers through 20 workshops; 216 girls received scholarships; 32 children were accommodated in Manasu, 160 girls received braille kits and 57 children received education through bridge schools.
Income Rs55 lac
Expense Rs52 lac
Source : Audit Report 2019
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