Milaan

Field Partner

Milaan Foundation envisions an inclusive and equal world where every girl has the knowledge, skills and social environment to pursue her dreams and explore her full potential. Over the last 12 years, Milaan has worked with more than 35,000 children and young people and advocated for safer and more inclusive spaces for them at various state and national platforms. The Milaan School specifically serves low income and lower cast families in a rural community in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Location:
India
Partner Type:
Population served:
Children from low economic communities with a special focus on adolescent girls from marginalized communities. 334 students are currently enrolled of which 43% are female and 57% are male.
Student selection criteria:
Need and Entrance Exam
Services provided:
Education from primary to senior secondary school (nursery to 12th grade), mid-day meal program, computer and science labs, sports facilities.
TSF student promotion rate:
2018 - 100%
2017 - 100%
2016 - 100%
2015 - 100%
2014 - 100%

Milaan is raising money for 153 students' school expenses. 153 have been fully funded so far.

  • Pammi

    100%

    Pammi

    India

    Pammi is an active student. She participates in every activity. She helps her classmates in studies. She wants to become a teacher. Her hobby is reading Hindi books, especially motivational stories.

    School Year 2019

  • Ram Lali

    100%

    Ram Lali

    India

    When asked what she aspires to be, Ram Lali after thinking for a while says she wants to learn tailoring. Her aspiration is not to be a doctor or an engineer or a teacher. Her dream is very simple - to start a tailoring shop of her own. If she learns tailoring she says other people will come to her for tailoring needs, thus helping her earn money to support her family. Ram Lali is a very shy and soft spoken girl. Her father digs canals and her mother is a home maker. She is the second eldest amongst the four children. Her sister, who is the eldest, is married and her other siblings attend a Government run school. Having discontinued her education due to financial reasons, Ram Lali now regularly attends here classes. She has a love for badminton and Sanskrit. She enjoys coming to school as she gets to learn new things and can meet her friends. With a very simple dream to achieve, no one really knows what the future holds for Ram Lali. But she is happy, happy that her parents registered her for the Swabhiman program - an opportunity for her to continue her education.

    School Year 2016

  • Babli

    100%

    Babli

    India

    Babli is 14 year old. She is a sporty and artistic girl. She likes to play football and kabbadi. She is multi-talented girl. She participates in every activity specially in sport. She is also good in studies. Science is her favorite subject. Apart from studies and sports she is good in Arts & craft. She likes to make hand made fans and baskets. But her dream is completely different from her interests. She aspires to become a doctor. There are seven members in her family. She is third born in her five siblings. Her father has small piece of land. And her family fully depends on small farming. Her family is poor.

    School Year 2016

  • Suman

    100%

    Suman

    India

    Simple and nice girl Suman is studying in class 6 at SLRC. Suman is eldest one in her 3 siblings. Being eldest one she has all responsibilities of her family. She likes to come to school but due to family responsibilities her attendance is bit low in the class. She dropped her studies after class 5 due to financial reasons. When she heard about Swabhiman program she admitted herself under this program without any late. Now she is happy to be a part of Swabhiman program. She likes to cook food and play with her friends. She wants to learn stitching. Her aspiration is to become a home science teacher.

    School Year 2016

  • Laxmi

    100%

    Laxmi

    India

    Laxmi Devi is a serious girl. She likes to do her work with silence. Her hobby is to make rangoli. She participated in rangoli competition at SLRC and her team won second prize. She is an average in her studies. She likes to play kho-kho. She aims to become a craft teacher. She opted computer for vocational training. They are six members in her family. Her father is a farmer and mother is a home maker. Her father's income is too low so he can't afford laxmi and her younger sister's school fees.

    School Year 2016

  • Vishal

    100%

    Vishal

    India

    Vishal is an athletic boy. He works hard both in studies and playing games. He likes playing games with his friends. He lives with his 4 siblings along with his grandparents. Someday, Vishal hopes to become a police officer.

    School Year 2019

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