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Dream A Dream

Sector: Education
Sub Sector: Vocational Training
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
FCRA:

UN Sustainable Development Goal:
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

80%
HelpYourNGO USP: Our Research Team studies the NGO's financials to arrive at ratios, variances and the % spent on beneficiaries. This % is the proportion of direct program expenses to total expenditure for the latest financial year, indicating the total direct spend on beneficiaries.

Year of Establishment : 1999
Registered Address : No,398/E, 17th Cross, 9th Main, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bengaluru 560011, Karnataka
Presence : Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Telangana, Uttarakhand
Website : https://www.dreamadream.org
Email : info@dreamadream.org
Telephone : +91 80 40951084
Donor Contact : Mr. Vishal Talreja / +91 9845524118 / info@dreamadream.org
Registered Under : The Indian Trust Act, 2001
Auditor : SPRM & CO. LLP
Bankers : Canara Bank, ICICI Bank
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Mr. Vishal Talreja - Co-founder & CEO, Mr. Deepak Srinath - Board Member, Ms. Pervin Varma - Board Member, Ms. Padmaja Nagarur - Board Member

Dream a Dream works towards transforming the experience of education for school going children in India. It has mainstreamed life skills as a critical approach to help children overcome adversity and learn to thrive. The aim to change the purpose of education through curriculum, pedagogical innovations and development of holistic assessment frameworks.

The NGO’s programs use innovative, interactive methods and provide non-traditional educational opportunities designed to allow young people to explore, innovate, and build important life skills.

Major Interventions:

Covid Relief: While continuing the work towards life skill development, the NGO provided critical support and relief measures to communities through a network of our alumni graduates, who led from the front as COVID warriors and designed a robust support system.

Direct Impact: Dream a Dream intends to create demonstrable models of both in-school and out-of-school learning spaces to thrive young people. Thriving schools provides innovative, non-traditional educational opportunities through sports and arts to allow children from the age of 8 to 14 to build skills like team work, decision-making, problem solving and critical thinking. Centres act as a learning and technology spaces for people aged from 15 to 23 years providing trainings on computer education, English speaking and communication skills, money management and workplace readiness.

Systems Demonstration: To transform the public education in partnerships with government through levers of change in curriculum, teacher training, assessments, etc. thereby helping scale the life skills approach and implementing SEL curriculums to bring a mind-set change among stakeholders in the ecosystem to reimagine the purpose of education as thriving.

Building the Field: It focuses on shifting dominant narratives towards thriving by weaving together people, experiences, learnings, places and voices supported by high impact research. The intent is to create impact using a multiplying lever for a paradigm shift in education thereby bringing together different organisations and individuals and scripting the change by introducing transformative practices into the ecosystem.

FY 2021 (₹) FY 2022 (₹) FY 2023 (₹)
Income
Government Sources - - -
Foreign Sources 143,168,428 102,621,155 109,020,488
Institutional Sources - 13,433,432 -
General Donations 33,391,006 - 140,892
Sales/Fees - - -
Interest/Dividend 4,335,124 4,396,166 2,358,399
Other Income 473,241 857,914 -
Total Income (A) 181,367,799 121,308,667 111,519,779
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 9,653,079 86,511,808 110,865,977
Program Staff Cost 95,503,014 29,399,733 -
Travel Expenses 1,177,505 462,761 234,134
Direct Program Expenses 105,156,093 115,911,541 110,865,977
Fund Raising Expenses 13,803 - 6,777,892
General Staff Cost 2,353,895 12,634,207 12,162,003
Overhead Expenses 28,440,574 6,867,497 6,158,065
Depreciation 1,690,770 2,314,739 2,558,740
Other Expenses/Transfers 379,349 18,433,403 -
Total Expenditure (B) 139,211,989 156,624,148 138,756,811
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) 42,155,810 -35,315,481 -27,237,032
Assets
Fixed Assets 6,790,196 9,492,779 9,182,790
Current Assets 1,202,709 3,125,465 12,632,560
Cash And Bank 9,520,167 40,882,461 19,679,299
Total Current Assets 17,513,072 53,500,705 41,494,649
Investments 142,192,606 24,049,685 4,230,515
Accumulated Deficits - - -
Total Assets 159,705,678 77,550,390 45,725,164
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus 5,995,030 3,185,030 3,185,030
General Funds 95,151,179 40,066,510 38,001,681
Earmarked Funds - 19,769,187 3,866,592
Unutilized Grants - - -
Total 101,146,209 63,020,727 45,053,303
Loans - - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities 58,559,469 14,529,663 671,861
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 159,705,678 77,550,390 45,725,164
1) Other income includes Interest on income tax refund.
2) DPA includes expenses pertaining to programmes in relation to electricity, food, rent and personnel development.
3) Other expenses include FCRA penalty payout.
FY 2021 FY 2022 FY 2023
Beneficiary Details
Direct Beneficiaries (nos.) 5,095 5,701 6,774
Indirect Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Average Cost per Direct Beneficiary (₹) - - -
Staff Details
No. of Staff 96 102 102
Number of Consultants 23 34 13
Number Of Volunteers 18 110 70
Total 137 246 185
Highest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) 2,352,000 2,580,000 2,580,000
Lowest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) 180,000 336,000 336,000
Services Funds Raised (₹)
Charity Registry 6,001
Total Funds Raised 6,001
NGO Name Sector Sub Sector Location % Spent on Beneficiaries Income (₹) Expense (₹)
H M Charitable Trust Education Scholarships Maharashtra 100 1,488,546 1,478,865
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K.C. Mahindra Education Trust Education Girl Child Maharashtra 98 614,759,638 549,054,075
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Atulya Vikash Education Services Jharkhand 97 333,630 333,127
Foundation For Excellence India Trust (FFEIT) Education Scholarships Karnataka 95 658,104,660 660,524,997
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Dream A Dream Education Vocational Training Karnataka 80 111,519,779 138,756,811
Atma Education Trust Education Services Maharashtra 76 19,739,697 17,160,220


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