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  • BG Foundation commenced the association with Umang on 1st October 2008
  • Educational initiative for children of slum dwellers
  • Have 5 learning centres and growing
  • Over 155 children aged 6 to 14 years divided on merit and capability in all 5 centres
  • Dedicated teachers at each learning centre
  • Volunteering support for extra-curricular activities at all centres
  • Umang:
    • Has been running since October 1, 2008, the school caters to the educational and life-skill needs of the children of itinerant workers and slum children. It is conducted from the premises of a government school with classes being held in the afternoon. Umang comprises of 55 children aged 6 to 14 years in two sections divided on merit and capability with two teachers, one for each section.
  • Umeed:
    • The new educational initiative at Jharsa Village in Gurgaon, was started on February 1st, 2011 with about 30 children from a nearby slum development, between the ages of 6 to 12 years. Classes are held in a park in Sector 40, Jharsa, but this certainly hasn’t taken away the enthusiasm of these children!
  • Utsaah:
    • Starting in Nov 2011, at DLF-I, Gurgaon, within the premises of a new school - Mogly - providing holistic learning experience for the children. We take this opportunity to thanks the management of Mogly to present us this opportunity.
  • Umeedein:
    • Umeedien is an extension of Umeed running at Jharsa Village in Gurgaon. The school was started in March, 2012 with about 25 children from a nearby slum development, between the ages of 6 to 12 years in the afternoon shift.
  • Ujala:
    • Started in April 2012 with 25 children of age group between 6-12 years at the village Tigra, Sector 57, Gurgaon.

Various activities undertaken at the learning centres during the yearly session are:
  • Daily supervision of teaching, vocational training and mid-day meal and administration of the centre
  • 1 mid-day meal supervised daily for nutritional content and quality
  • Complete Uniforms provided for the kids for summer and winter
  • Stationery kits comprising school bag, tiffin box, notebook, crayon box, worksheet, eraser, sharpener
  • Conduct PTA meeting attended by parents of children to explain rules of conduct of the school, get background details of parents and create a database of the children attending the school regularly
  • Celebrate festivals, sports day, and other events to give the children the opportunity to hone and showcase their talent
  • Organise Medical camps to track the health and well-being of the children and provide them with basic corrective medical support