Project

Book Collection Campaign

Ekjaa Foundation rolled out Books donation campaign in Mumbai in association with Infinity Mall. In the summer event of Infinity Mall Funomania we were allowed to install collection centers in Malad and Andheri malls of Infinity. Ekjaa volunteers participated in the 21 days event of Book collection drive. The proceeds of the collection were contributed towards the development of Achala Library and nearly 5000+ books were collected. In Association: Infiniti Mall, Hiranandani Mall, IIT...

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Achala Library Project

Achala Library is based in Goregaon, Mumbai to encourage reading habits in children, youth and adults. We have collected over 3000 books through book donation camps held in malls and individual donations. We also conduct English, maths and other trainings for the children at no cost. The Library works on a membership model of Rs. 600 annually with no extra fee for book...

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Books, Toys and Clothes Campaign

Books, Toys and Clothes Campaign Ekjaa Foundation rolled out Books, Toys and clothes collection campaign in Mumbai and Delhi in 2012. Toys and clothes collection campaign in Mumbai and Delhi in 2012 along with teaching in the slums of Mulund. We also represented in IIM – Ahmedabad to recruit talent to work on our project. In Mumbai, we were supported by the students of IIT-Mumbai and the drive was held in Hiranandani Powai. In Delhi, Ekjaaites from Jaypee Institute of Management Ekjaaiteed. The drive was held in Delhi Haat with  the support of CSR activities of Ficus Advisory Pvt Ltd. We have distributed the proceeds to NGOs such as Nayee Umang – works for...

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Women Empowerment – Chaaiwali

Why and Who? The literacy rate of women in Indian society is low. Thus, in difficult situations they take up laborious job opportunities. In order, to make their lives comfortable by offering them job that they would love to do and be self-sustainable we choose the concept of tea making. In the Indian society, tea is a staple drink. This initiative along with empowering the women would promote variety of teas to the people in urban and semi-urban locations. What is Chaaiwali? Chaaiwali is a unique concept only “For women, driven by women, led by women.” It is an initiative to uplift women from economically and socially challenging situations. It enables women with limited...

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Skill Development

How many of us are pursuing our dream jobs? Talking about dream jobs, we must first have a dream. But what about the kids from the areas not much accustomed to the so called educated society? Don’t they have a desire to work? To fulfill these untold dreams of those depreived, Ekjaa foundation went deep down to the slum areas and did a survey on thousands of men and women. As predicted there was a huge chunk who were dropouts and many who were though graduate had no job. So Ekjaa takes the responsibility of these depreived and unprivileged youth to arrange for vocational courses and find suitable institutions where they can be trained...

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Project Shakti

“Maa, I don’t feel safe when I come back from school”, Meera said. Her mother was a single parent and it was quite obvious for her to get worried. This is the normal scenario in India nowadays. Is our country something to be proud of? Sure, it is. We all know the replica of a God is a lady. We worship and admire her. But then, the same kids in the deep down alley of our country become rape victims! Are they less of the goddesses we worship? Certainly, not. But then Why? Why are these rape, assault, attack rates rising. Cases of rape rose to 432 in FY 2013-14 from 294 in the...

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Eye Check Up Camp

Eye Check Up Camp: Ekjaa Foundation conducted Eye check up camp in association with Mahavir International. The camp distributed 2000 free specs to the underprivileged people of Jamrushi Nagar, Goregaon – Mumbai. The camp was conducted by the team of Dr. NB Chajjad and 2 supporting staff at the project site. The patients who suffered with cataract were offered free treatment at Santacruz Pvt hospital under Dr. Chajjad’s guidance. A general check-up and medicines were also distributed in the camp.   In Association...

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English Literacy Project

We began teaching in the month of January every Sundays with one Ekjaaite initially. The first place we decided to target were the slums of Jamrushi Nagar,Pathanwadi located in Malad(East), Mumbai. The children in that area go to municipality schools and hence their knowledge for English/Spoken English is very poor. Basics of English were taught and then slowly week after week the level was increased. By the end of January two more Ekjaaites Prateek Jain and Anshul Agrawal joined in. There were total three now, so teaching was even more fun. The Ekjaaites taught the mad way, it was teaching with tang of fun activities. After a few months, we came up with a...

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Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy: Eassociation with NGF Global and Computer Society of India (CSI) – Mumbai chapter. The program was conducted in Government schools in Vile Parle, Santacruz, slums in  Mulund through NGO Saheli and school in Panvel by Warrior Foundation Mumbai and in Indore. The Ekjaaites engaged college students of SNDT and Vidyavardhini college and employees of  FlyJac Logistics. Ekjaa Foundation successfully conducted and completed Digital Literacy program....

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