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Project: Educational needs to under privileged children and youth
Project Amount: Rs. 2,500,000 | Location: National
About the Project
This project will provide financial aid to deprived children, mostly aged 7 to 18 years, who cannot realise their full potential due to lack of financial means. Funding will cater for books, tools and equipment for educational purposes
The costs of books, equipment, exam fees and several other basic but equally vital expenditures associated with their education are starkly beyond the meagre incomes of their poor families. And without the helping hands of society such children sometimes do not succeed and become dropouts.
The totality of sponsorship money received is channelled to the children. Administrative costs are met through separate funds.
Project: Run Day Nursery & Accompagnement Scolaire
Amount: Rs. 2,200.000 / Location: Quatre Bornes
About the Project
Our project is to help the most vulnerable mothers and children of 3 deprived urban areas of Quatre Bornes, namely Residences Pere Laval / Beau Sejour and Trefles with the Run Day nursery, so that they are able to work and have a place to leave their children in a secure environment.
As most of these mothers are below poverty line, we provide the children with nappies, breakfast, lunch, and a snack meal to both nursery infants and the students.
We aim at the young mothers (unmarried, separated, divorced, or where their partner is alcoholic, in drugs, or in prison etc). We want to allow them to have a job, work, become responsible parents/citizens, prevent them from scourges such as begging and prostitution, gain self respect, self valorization, and improve their living in a honest way, and better family relationships.
That's why we run a nursery for their young infants age 3 months to 3 yrs, where they can leave their child and work with peace of mind. 34 infants are actually safe in our program and reaping the benefits of being well framed by qualified caregivers, supervised play, accessing children's programs, we give free breakfast, lunch, snack meals, nappies etc, and the service is free of charge.
WE SEE TO IT THAT THE MOTHER WORKS...WE EMPOWER, WE DO NOT ASSIST.
We also support their children age 6 to 18 in their studies, (43 in all) by accompanying them in their homework (remedial classes) and do a lot of other activities (recreational, sports, arts, moral sessions) with them everyday from 16hrs to 18:15 in our centre with the help of nine teachers (coach and accompagnateurs). Those poor kids were in the streets after school, had a lot to catch up, had very bad results, and were exposed to all scourges.
Their parents cannot afford to pay private tuition for them, and cannot assist them in their studies being themselves not literate. We want to enhance the development of those poor children, facilitate their integration in the mainstream educational system to mitigate the adverse effects of their poor and deprived living conditions.
In 2011 and 2012, we supported two of them to pass their Certificate of Primary Education (CPE), out of 4. In 2013 seven sat for the same exams and ALL of them were successful. In 2014, four passed out of five, and in 2015, 3 passed out of 4. All those who passed are now in a college following their studies and most of them continue to attend tuition with us in the afternoon. The elder one who was a CPE failure is now in Form V, and took part in the Cambridge Exams this year. We give them a snack meal everyday when they attend, before starting classes. We issue ALL school materials free of charge. We also do theatre and music activities with them.
ALL OUR SERVICES ARE FREE OF CHARGE.
Project: Training of Respite providers and primary caregivers for senior and children with mental impairment.
Project Amount: Rs. 525,000 | Location: Plaine Wilhems
About the Project
The specific objective of the project is to train and empower carers, respite providers, special needs educators, primary caregivers, parents and professionals. The training is offered by a team comprising of occupational therapist, speech therapist, psychologist, physiotherapist and nutritionist as well as a team of foreign experts to implement new techniques to improve the lives of our Special Needs Children and seniors .
Training will be carried out the region of Plaine Wilhems
List of NGO Projects in the Republic of Mauritius requiring Funding.
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Adventist Development and Relief Agency
Angel School and Welfare Association
Association Anou Grandi
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Association Des Amis DON BOSCO
Association Ecole Sainte Famille Bois Marchand
Association Solidarite Mamans
Batisseurs De Paix
Century Welfare Association
Cypres Handicap Association
Destiny Community Foundation
Dolphin Wheelchair Sports Association
Dr. Idrice Goomany Center for Prevention and Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Addicts
Entreprendre au Feminin Ocean Indien (EFOI)
Etoile du Berger
Fondation Cours Jeanne D'Arc
Foyer de la Trinite
Friends in Hope
Friends of the Poor Association
Groupe Feminine Mere Theresa
Hidaaya Toun Nissaa
Hope Rehab Centre
ICAN School of Mauritius
Institut Jean Cardinal Margeot
Islamic Mission Dawah
Joie De Vivre Universelle
Junior Achievement Mascareignes
Kolektif Rivier Nwar
Lizie dan la main
Lois Lagesse Trust Fund
Magic Fingers Association
Mauritius Islamic Mission
Mauritius Mental Health Association
Mille Soleil for the Disabled
Mouvement Bien Etres De La Cite La Chaux
Mouvement pour le Progrès de Roche Bois
Oak & Neem
Organisation Ste Education De Roche-Bois
Rainbow Island Adult Educators' Association
Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Louis
Sens Busy Bees
Soroptimist International IPsae
SOS Children’s Village Mauritius
Southern Handicapped Association
Sponsor a Child
Trev Huddlleston Association
United Skills Workers Society
Wheelchair Ability Foundation