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.