VYF’s first ever project, started with five slum children, has impacted the lives of over hundreds of children from neighboring slums in the last three decades. The majority of the children are first generation learners. Their parents are illiterate and mostly work as domestic help or temporary laborers.
Providing formal, non-formal value education , vocational training and nutrition to 1st generation learners
Age: 5 – 18 years, orginating from neighboring slums and attending municipal schools
Jamanabai Narsee School, N.S. Road No: 7, JVPD Scheme, Vile-Parle (West), Mumbai – 400056.
A team of teachers and volunteers from neighboring colleges viz. Mithibai College, NMIMS, NM College, Mukesh Patel College of Engineering amongst others, meticulously plans out activities for every Thursday 2 days in advance
Children are divided into logical groups based on age/ aptitude and an able volunteer team is assigned to each group to impart lessons in basic and advanced Mathematics and English
Progress of each and every child is monitored and the programme is subsequently tailored to match every child’s capability, grasp and response