MAHARASHTRA

Capital: Mumbai
Population: 112.37 million
Density: 314 per sq. km.
Urban Population: 45.23%
Literacy Rate: 82.91%
Male Literacy: 89.82%
Female Literacy: 75.48%
Sex Ratio: 922 (females per 1000 males)
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#ProjectChapter(s) Funding
1 Avehi Public Charitable (Educational) Trust - Avehi Abacus
AVEHI - Abacus is attempting to redefine and modernize the current school curriculum.
Seattle, Silicon Valley
2 Each One Teach One Charitable Foundation - EOTO
EOTO provides for one-to-one sponsorship of special needs children upto age 18.
Berkeley, Madison, Seattle
3 India Sponsorship Committee
ISC works for children of slum dwellers, many of them migrant workers, in Yerawada. Pune. They provide support classes, health and gender awareness, vocational training and early childhood developmental guidance to these children and their parents.
Seattle
4 Indian Institute Of Education - Vigyan Ashram
Asha's funding is used for the one year DBRT course. We are also considering funding spreading the vigyan ashram model to other high schools in the area....
Redlands, Seattle, Work an Hour
5 Institute Of Social Service - Jeevan Vidya
Jeevan Vidya operates lodging and boarding facilities for 60 tribal girls in Nandurbar. These girls attend local schools close by. It is a sister project of Jan Seva which runs a similar facilities for boys.
Seattle
6 ISDGEI -Institute for Socially Disadvantaged Groups Educational Improvement
The Institute for Socially Disadvantaged Groups' Educational Improvement (ISDGEI), currently operates a Creche Unit, a Primary School, an 'Open' school, a Vocational Center and a Community Service Unit in the slums of Rajendranagar near Kolhapur.
Berkeley, Michigan State University, Seattle
7 Jan Seva Mandal
Janseva operates lodging and boarding facilities for tribal boys in Nandurbar. Currently Jan Seva houses 60 adivasi boys who attend local schols. They collaborate with Jeevan Vidya which provides similar facilities for adivasi girls.
Seattle
8 Jnana Prabodhini - Padsare - Prachiti
Padsare is a mono crop area and the children constitute the first generation of children studying. Govt. schools are in a bad shape and private schools are too far off for this area.
Seattle, Silicon Valley
9 Maharogi Sewa Samithi - Anandwan
Founded by Baba Amte as an experiment in rural development, the organization now provides food, shelter and health care for about 5,000 disadvantaged people. An integral part of the institution's mission is its literacy program.
Seattle, St. Louis, Work an Hour
10 Mamata Vidyalaya
Mamata Vidyalaya is a school for Mentally Challenged children between IQ levels 40 and 60. This school is fully supported by Maharashtra State Govt. for all children upto age 18. The Savali project would engage children above 18.
Seattle
11 Society of Door Step Schools - Door Step School (Pune) Laman Tanda
Door Step School runs Non-formal education (NFE) classes for out-of-school children and study classes for those attending school. Laman Tanda is one such center where classes are conducted for children in the surrounding slum.
Atlanta, Seattle, Silicon Valley
12 Society of Door Step Schools - Project Foundation (Pune)
Non-Formal Education classes for out-of-school children of construction workers
Munich, Seattle
13 Society Undertaking Poor Peoples On us for Rehabilitation - SUPPORT
SUPPORT is a group dedicated to fighting AIDS and Drug Abuse among street children in Mumbai.
Princeton, Seattle
14 VOICE - Voluntary Organization of Community Enterprise
VOICE is a project that teaches children at rail stations in India.
Boston/MIT, Carbondale, Colorado, London, Seattle, Silicon Valley, St. Louis, Work an Hour
15 Wagheshwar Vidya Vikas Trust
Provide resources for free educational facilities to boys and girls from rural areas around Wagholi, about 16 miles from Pune.
Seattle
16 Welfare Society For Destitute Children - St. Catherine of Sienna
Asha Star Project - Partial operational funding for Street Kids organization
Seattle





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