To Provide free education for children regardless of religion, caste, gender or social status and promote the qualities of kindness and compassion, ethical behaviour and a sense of universal responsibility.
We currently offer free education to a mixture of street and underprivileged children, ages 5-16, six days a week.
Classes are from 4pm to 7.30pm. We teach reading and writing in Hindi and English, social skills, art, music, meditation and traditional Indian dance.
Children of the Ganges is a registered public charity with 501(c)(3) status (US) and runs through donations and fundraising activites.
Through donations so far we have hired a head teacher and an assistant and rented and furnished a class room in the locality for the kids.
$11 provides a healthy warm meal for 20 students for 1 day
$35 pays for a class assistant
$70 pays our head teacher
$40 pays for 20 thick lined notebooks, 40 pencils, 20 erasers and 20 sharpeners.
You can contact us directly: Truike@netzero.net
Or via our facebook page.