Help give our boys their rightful chance at a bright future

Help give our boys their rightful chance at a bright future


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Creator: Nirali Desai | NGO:Teach For India

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Hi!
I am Nirali Desai, a fellow at Teach for India in Delhi. My co-fellow, Abhishek Tandon, and I teach 84 boys between the ages of 10-15 at Government Boys School who come from a small community called Dakshinpuri. Our boys come from low-income families and live in a community that is often confronted with violence. Their parents are very invested in the idea of providing them the best possible education, but cannot support them academically and financially beyond a certain point. Thus, there is a clear lack of ecosystem that is conducive to learning.
We want to take the fight for education beyond the walls of the school. 
What are our goals:
We currently conduct extra classes, beyond those in school, in a temple, while we are on a look out for a permanent place. This place will serve the purpose of a Community Centre where in the kids can come and explore their interests in a safe environment, read together, participate in book discussions and debates, listen to music, play sports, and learn together.
Being a Sports enthusiast, I want to introduce these kids to organised sports, and to fulfil this, my boys have entered their first tournament, called Khel Khel Mein, which will be conducted at the end of the year. 
We are also looking at buying a Projector for the class, to maximise the learning outcome. 
We want to promote reading for leisure, for which we plan to group read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with them this year. 
What can you do:
You can help us achieve our goals by donating for the above causes on this page. 
If you can donate second hand Harry Potter books, please write to me at nirali.desai2017@teachforindia.org, or call/text/WhatsApp on 9601947846.
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Mission/Vision

Create a movement of lifelong leaders working from within various sectors to eliminate educational inequity in the country

People who have donated

Name Amount in Donor Currency Amount in INR Comment
Atul Mehta   - 1100.00
Atul mehta
Anonymous   - 467.28
Ambika Thakur   - 467.28
I always love and proud of what u doing Nirali.. god bless u lots of love and peace
Anonymous   - 1000.00
Nirali Desai
KarMun Tham USD   15.89 1038.97
amazing work Nirali, all the very best. take care always.
Ashutosh Bhuradia USD   100.00 6527.84
Hey Nirali, you are already doing a terrific job in a very challenging environment. Keep it up.
Anonymous   - 1000.00
blessings to you Nirali . Keep doing the good work
Nirali Shah   - 1869.15
Nayan Nitesh   - 500.00
Sagar Rajput   - 1869.15
Thank you for the opportunity. Hope this helps.
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