This is the good news for people who are social minded and like to serve poor people.
I can nail down the fact that each one of you has got soft touch in your heart at some point of life. We may not be able to bring that quite properly without having right direction.
As our economy and Individual starts to earn to more, people started donating money to charity, Handicapped kids, Old homage for many good reasons.
Having good number of educated people in India, very few people are willing to pass on their knowledge through social media. And most of them want to teach poor students but they end up in being directionless.
This issue has been clearly addressed by Times of India's Teachindia online free volunteer teaching program. I was really taken by surprise to see such a huge mass of young Indians wants to share their knowledge with students who were not able to get proper education. This is basically done via local NGO's with help of Teachindia.
This could well be social network activity where you can use your Gmail,Yahoomail,rediffmail,AOL mail,Indiatimes etc., You can meet all volunteers and make friends.
How this network works:
Teach India is a social initiative from the Times of India that brings together children in need of education and people who can contribute a little time towards teaching them. It is based on one simple principle: If you have the desire to teach, we will put you in touch with underprivileged children who are willing to learn. With esteemed and worthy NGO's already supporting our cause, we now look for selfless individuals to come forward and help change the future of a child forever.
Teach India 2009 ensures there are no limits to how far you can take your zeal to teach India ’s underprivileged.
If you any questions before you join Volunteer education program. see FAQ's
List of Teachindia NGO partner available in India:
CASP - Plan works with children in the 0-18 yrs age group.
Udayan Care - UDAYAN works with children in the 7-18 yrs age group
Maitri - MAITRI works with children in the 5-15 yrs age group
Adharshila - Adharshila works with children in the 4-21 yrs age group.
SNS Foundation - SNS works with children in the 5-18 yrs age group.
Prayas - Prayas works with children in the 6-14 yrs of age group are for the alternate education and 14 to 25-30 are for the vocational studies.
Deepalaya - Deepalaya's vision is a society based on legitimate rights, equity, justice, honesty, social sensitivity and a culture of services, in which all are self-reliant.
SAKSHI - SAKSHI has been working with the underprivileged children of all age groups.
Search Years - Search Years works with children 8 -16 years old from under served backgrounds (economic, social or religious groups) studying in government schools.
Katha - Katha is an organization impacting social injustice and economic poverty in urban India.
Butterflies - Butterflies works with street and working children.
Shapes of Happiness - They are involved in educating street children in academics and vocational training through a government registered trust.
Sewa Bharti - Sewa Bharti has several programs for children ranging from Balwadi setups to primary and residential schools.
Vikramshila - This is a not for profit non governmental organisation registered under West Bengal Society Registration Act.
CLPOA - CITY LEVEL PROGRAMME OF ACTION (CLPOA) for Street and Working Children is a Networking Body working for the cause of deprived children in partnership with NGOs and with support from Govt. of India, Govt. of West Bengal.
Sanlaap - Sanlaap is a developmental organisation that works towards correction of social imbalances.
IPER - IPER is working with those children who are living on the street, working for their livelihood, the mentally challenged, children in conflict with the law and those afflicted by addiction
Tiljala SHED - Motto is to resolve humanitarian crises in urban poverty cycles, for people who live below the poverty lines.
Aasara - Aasara analyses social, economic, physical and emotional needs of street children and develops the lives of street children.
Akanksha - Akanksha works in the field of non-formal education, through Akanksha centres and formal education through Akanksha schools
CCDT - CCDT provides marginalized communities with social relevance through comprehensive integrated programs of development.
DSS - DSS provides education and support to the often-forgotten children of pavement dwellers, slum dwellers and construction site families.
Hamara Foundation - Hamara undertakes educational rehabilitation of these children in centres like railway stations, dargahs, markets & flyovers.
REAP - REAP covers the length and breadth of Mumbai and surrounding rural areas upto Nashik, through a non-formal education programmes.
Vatsalya -The years gone by have seen the consolidation of Vatsalya's activities towards the development of less fortunate children.
SPJ Sadhana School’s provides non-residential therapeutic, educational, vocational development to mentally challenged children.
The Prem Foundation is a registered organization, working in the field of education, women’s empowerment, environment protection and research.
AMRAE has been actively working towards guaranteeing children their right to survival, development, protection and participation since 1994.
Muktangan is an innovative educational programme that offers alternatives to orthodox educational practices for underprivileged children.
VISA works to provide secure environment for children in distress while providing these street children with ample opportunities to fulfill their potential as well.
Ashadeep helps children with food, education and clothing, without separating them from the environment they are used to.
Vidya - To educate and empower less privileged women and children through integrated methods and to cause progressive social change has been VIDYA's mission
Katalyst aims to create conditions so that girls not only participate in the highest levels of education, but also achieve self empowerment through economic emancipation.
EOTO works towards overall personality development of municipal school going children, in addition to providing necessities like uniforms, books, stationary, mid-day snack.
CORP's dedicated staff is often drawn from communities they serve which means they can better understand and empathize with the problems of the people they work with.
Kotak Education Foundation - KEF aims to have a sustainable process to support under privileged children with different interventions so as to empower them.
World Vision India - World Vision India is a Christian humanitarian organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty and injustice.
Arunodhaya centre for street and working children, a social service organization committed to promotion of the rights of the children has been striving since 1992 to make right to education a reality in the lives of child labourers and street children.
CIOSA- Confederation of Indian Organizations for Service and Advocacy was initiated to serve as a facilitative platform for NGOs, companies and individuals for mutual learning, sharing and the collective espousal of social causes.
BHUMI is a non-profit youth volunteer organisation of students and young professionals providing supplementary education for underprivileged children at orphanages and community centres in and around Chennai.
BOSCO - BOSCO is an acronym for "Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota" which means - "The association of those who serve youngsters on the streets of Bangalore".
BADUKU - Baduku(verb meaning "Live" in Kannada) is a Karnataka based development organization started in 2003 by a group of professional social workers.
Hippocampus Reading Foundation (HRF) was set up in 2003 to promote libraries that can be accessed by the lesser privileged children.
“Youth for Seva”(YFS) was formed in April 2007 to help youth with an intention to volunteer and with different time commitments to easily find meaningful opportunities to serve the community.
Akshara - Akshara is a part of the Pratham Education Initiative and has replicated Pratham’s approach of comprehensive, scalable, replicable and cost-effective education solutions.
Agastya - Founded eight years ago by Ramji Raghavan, a former banker, Agastya hopes to transform education in India through a scalable and interactive education model.
Oasis - Oasis began its work in India 12 years ago. Street children, victims of child labour, rag pickers, women trapped in prostitution, women and children traumatised by HIV/AIDS, unemployed young people and urban slum communities are the focus groups.
Aashayein Foundation was established with the primary objective of providing education to children who are from economically weaker sections of the society and nurture them to be responsible citizens of our country.
Born Free - It is a movement by children and youth which endeavors to eradicate child labour, numbering 246 million in the world, and 134 million in India.
Dream A Dream provides children from vulnerable backgrounds with non-traditional educational opportunities designed to allow them to explore, innovate and build important life skills.
New Public School Samiti (NPSS) is a voluntary organization based at Lucknow.
In recognizing the limitless Energy that symbolizes youth lay the first tentative steps towards the establishment of Ankur Yuva Chetna Shivir. Meticulously nurtured by a handful of young associates, egged on by a multitude of glaring development issues of the day and sustained by sundry well meaning individuals and friends, a dream acquired form. Ankur Yuva Chetna Shivir is voluntary organization.
Madhayam - The organization has been working at the grassroots in Uttar Pradesh with a view of facilitating the under privileged section of the society.
Samarth Foundation is dedicated to provide education and other facilities to the children of migrant workers which is perhaps the most educationally disadvantaged class.
Prithivi Innovations - Prithvi Foundation is a voluntary organization, based at Lucknow (U.P.).
SIDART is active in both urban and rural areas of Rajasthan state. SIDART has had the largest presence in the urban slums of Jaipur.
Vihaan works for child development and education, the main focus being Early Childhood Care and Development.
Faith - Faith works with children in the 2-12 yrs age group affected with the HIV/ AIDS.
Vatsalaya - Vatsalya's vision is Transformation of Social & Economic Liabilities into Social & Economic Assets.
VANI is a pioneer organization working for social development and awareness in different areas of Rajasthan and is doing rights oriented programs on issues like child labour, women empowerment, health and fluoride.
Bodh Shiksha Samiti's mission is to participate in the formation of an egalitarian, progressive and enlightened society by contributing in the process of evolution of equitable and quality education and development for all children.
The Student’s Relief Society strives to mitigate social and economic problems, strengthen the bonds of community spirit, bring about social justice, advance peace and security, and foster sustainable development.
Akshar is committed to providing quality and comprehensive education to children of Chowkidars, Vendors, Peons, Drivers, Sweepers, Rickshawallas, Masons & Craftsmen, Katputliwallas, Domestic Help, etc living in the slums of Jaipur.
This is something big one can imagine all Volunteers and NGO coming together to provide good education to poor students.
I believe this is right motto that eveyone of us should contribute to it. If you have
HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?
To become a Teach India volunteer please Sign in or Sign up after which you would be guided to a volunteer application form where you may select the place/area you’d like to teach in, basis which you would get to choose an induction centre, date and time. On submission of the form you would get a volunteer ID number and your induction session details, which you would be required to bring along with you to the induction.