Transforming Lives Thru Life Skills

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Transforming Lives Thru Life Skills

Bangalore, India
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
$250,000 - $500,000
Project Summary
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Dream A Dream is an 12-year old professional organization that is working on empowering children from vulnerable backgrounds by developing life skills and at the same time sensitizing the community through active volunteering leading to a non-discriminatory society where unique differences are appreciated.

Dream A Dream has grown to impact the lives of over 12,000 children in 12 years through the active support of over 2000 volunteers. Dream A Dream is today acknowledged as a professional organization doing

1) Innovative work in the area of life Skills development amongst young people from urban slum communities
2) Empowering teachers, youth workers and adults working with young people to integrate Life Skills Approaches in their work with youn people

and achieving this by setting very high-standards of transparency, accountability and impact.

Dream A Dream was the regional finalist (south) at the India NGO Awards 2007 & 2010.
Has been a winner in 2011 and a runner-up at the Outstanding Annual Report Awards for 2009 and 2010.
A Global runner-up at the Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project hosted by the Global Development Network.
Winner of the Silver Trophy at the Global Sports Forum Barcelona.
Accredited by Charities Aid Foundation and Credibility Alliance to meet standards of transparency and accountability.