- 17 year girl who is now in her second year of engineering i was about to drop out from school because of the financial crisis in the family. Abhithi foundation intervened, counselled the family and the girl and supported financially to continue her studies. The girl is now happy to continue her studies.
- Two girls at the age group 11 and 13 from the same family had lost their father in an accident and are living with a paralysed and dependent mother. The children are meeting their livelihood doing domestic help for their neighbours and also attending schools. They are in class 8 and 6.As there are possibilities that the children may drop out from schooling if they don’t find support to meet their financial need we communicated to different source for financial help. Hope Unlimited took the responsibility of supporting these two girls and are sending scholarship for both the girls.
Success Stories :
• Case Study - 1: Emergency medical grant
Abhithi Foundation is women led organization committed to empower the marginalised groups with special focus on women and girls through various activities that includes support to educational, medical, economic development and disaster response. Disaster Hits the poor the hardest .Women and girls particularly from the marginalised communities are more vulnerable.Covid-19 is no exceptional with the sudden lock down. With the increasing number of single women labourers among the dalit community due to sudden death of their spouses addicted to alcoholism or deserted because of extra marital relationship as they migrate to work away from home the organisation decided to understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic among the single women with girl children. It came to light that they are struggling even for the basic needs and are forced to live in a pathetic condition as they are already dependent on their siblings or relatives for support in their everyday lives. It is this understanding that made us to focus on women and girls particularly the single women from the marginalised communities.
There has been huge request each day and is being a great challenge meeting each of those request nevertheless have been successful so far in mobilising support to 15 girls from the dalit communities. It is because of the increasing demand we are looking for donors to support financially (any small amount of your interest) to support women and girls who are affected due to the COVID-19.
Abhithi foundation is a registered nongovernmental organisation and the same was registered for 12AA, 80G under the Income Tax Act, 1961. It is our pleasure to share with you that any contribution as Corpus fund is eligible for tax deduction under section 80G. We look forward for your generous support and hope that your contribution meaningfully helps in providing relief measures for the girls and women from the marginalised communities..
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