Magic Bus India Foundation
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Sports for Development
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 18 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 22 States
Issues Addressed:
Moving children out of poverty line by nurturing them from childhood to adulthood.
Supported by:
Government, BMW, Bloomberg, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Asian Paints, Nestle, Oracle, Vodafone, Barclays, GAIL, Reliance, HSBC, Franklin Templeton
Key Trustees:
Matthew Spacie, Pratik Kumar
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • Rs500/month for helping 1 child to stay in school.
  • Rs1,500/month for helping 1 child complete school till Std12.
  • Rs6,000 for training and job placement of 1 youth.
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Journey from Childhood to Livelihood
  • Poverty pushes children out of school and into exploitative child labour and marriage. Magic Bus' Program equips these children with essential life skills, education, and livelihood options which save them from a future of abject poverty.
  • Their Activity-Based Curriculum uses sports to teach children important life skills around education, gender and health. Local youth volunteers are trained to be mentors and role models to these children.
  • Impact: i) 99% enrolments among Magic Bus' children (national avg 90.8%). ii) 70% enrolled youth completed Std 12. iii) As on Mar'15, 224 youth placed, Avg monthly salary Rs7,500. iv) Program touches 2.5 lakh lives every week.
54 cr
60 cr
Source : Audit Report 2016

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