Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to not only sponsor children’s education but also support them till they are gainfully employed.

What do we do to achieve our Mission?

Going by our motto “The next step…” .

We have several levels of intervention to meet the WHO(World Health Organization) model. What follows is a summary of the same.

Step 1 – Education

 

Providing all the educational needs of our children. Once we accept a child in our Trust their fees, books, stationery items, school bags, school uniforms including shoes and socks are borne by us. Children can study whatever field they want and we support them till they are gainfully employed. Know more...

 

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Step 2 – Health Care

 

            Informing the children about hygiene and giving them practical tips on keeping their environment disease free ensure Physical Wellness. We give the mothers’ a home - made porridge mix that has all the vital nutrients and vitamins that growing children need. Know more...

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Step 3 – Counseling

 

We have regular children’s meetings where all the children discuss issues that are of concern to them. All disciplinary issues are handled in children’s parliaments. The children decide on their own punishments for their mistakes, misdemeanors, and bad behavior. Know more...

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Step 4 – Recreation

 

Games: we have different types of board games, puzzles, etc which the children play indoors. These games enable them to focus on goals in a spirit of sportsmanship and companionship. Whenever possible we also allow the children to play outdoor games. We cannot do this on a regular basis because of space constrains. Know more...
 

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Step 5 – Financial Freedom


MakarSankranti, 14th January 2005 was a landmark in the history of ACT. With the help of Mr.Natarajan (then Branch Manager) and Mr.Chandru of State Bank Of India (SBI), M.G. Road branch, Bangalore we were able to start savings bank accounts for all our children with their mothers as their natural guardians. Know more...

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Step 6 – Mentoring

 

The senior children of the trust volunteer for 2 hours every week to coach the younger children. This process gradually moulds them to be responsible leaders capable of making decisions and leading a young team. The younger children, who are motivated and inspired by the hard work of their seniors, consider the latter as their role models. They bond beautifully and create an extended family.

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Step 7 - Bridging the gap

 

The rising number of NGOs in India, especially for the underprivileged, clearly indicates that Indians have started looking for more effective ways to help the government achieve economic-socio-cultural progress of all the sections of our population. The average middle class Indian now contributes time, money and energy to bridge the gap between the privileged and the have-nots of society.

ACT can be called a Community Participatory Model since our volunteers include leading software companies and individuals from all walks of life; teachers, doctors, housewives, retired professionals, engineers to name a few. Some of their activities in the Trust include: teaching, playing games, artwork, inculcating library skills, organising picnics and outings. These like -minded people have created some unbelievably happy memories for our children. They accompanied our children to various places of educational/ recreational interest like the Air Traffic Control room, HAL museum, the Bannerghatta National Park, the Nehru Planetarium, Radio station, Film studio, General Post Office, KPJ arts foundation in Bidadi and many others. These excursions are possible by the support of the corporate houses that sponsor these projects as part of their in-house community social responsibility. These outings are necessary not only to create happy memories for our children but also to expose them to various job opportunities available in India today. Since our mission statement is to support the children till they are gainfully employed these excursions enable the children to choose jobs that interest them and match their skill set.

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