Youngistan impacted 2100+ kids directly.
Event was organized on the occasion of World Athletics Day.
Youngistaan, Ek Kadam padhai ki ore, Ek Kadam Uchai Ki Ore.
New Delhi (India), May 10: To mark the occasion of the World Athletics Day on 7th May 2022, Shikhar Dhawan Foundation celebrated the occasion as – Youngistaan, Ek Kadam padhai ki ore, Ek Kadam Uchai Ki Ore on 8th&9th May with various schools & non-profit organizations around the country. The vision for this initiative is to fulfill basic requirements of education supplies for underprivileged students and to provide them with zeal & enthusiasm towards learning, so that no child is held back from achieving greater heights.
Through this campaign, The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation aims to provide underprivileged children with access to the path of learning & sports. The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation will equip the partnering organizations and children from underprivileged backgrounds with educational supplies. We have partnered with following groups& schools across India to impact 2100+ kids:
- HCRA (Harmonious Children’s Rehabilitation Association), Delhi
- Sunshine School
- GoodDeed foundation relief
- Sapna Sikshayala
- Sukoon Foundation
- Shantidevi Charitable Trust (SDCT)
- Welfare Home for Children
- Kiran Foundation
- SMS or Srijanatmak Manushi Sanstha
- Bharat Swaraj Foundation
In these locations there will be multiple distribution of educational supplies, art & craft items, classroom materials and sports supplies &various other needs of special kids’ supplies to the tune of around total 21,000+products & articles.
The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation aims to work with the Government of India, State Governments and UT Administrations to implement similar programmes in future as well. The organisation’s strategic investment in Impact 11 NGOs and resource mobilisation over next 1 year will be the major pioneer breakthrough in the social cause sector & the target is to grow and develop the sports potential of children &youth of the country.
Under the Youngistan campaign, meritorious players in field of sports like Taekwondo, Cricket, Tennis, Basketball etc are being helped & sponsored. Making this campaign more inclusive, our support will also extend to para-athlete players as well. The support will cover finances towards equipment, training, academy fees and other logistics expenses for them.
Shikhar Dhawan, Founder, quotes,” My passion is to create a deeper and sustainable impact in people’s lives. We act as an enabler by building the capacities of the NGOs and civil society organizations. Education campaign ki taraf humara pehla onground kadam hai aur fir hum aage badhte jaenge, bacho se interact karke virtually bahaut acha laga, aur sabhi ko humara ye initiative pasand aaya.Main aur meri teamaap sabke support aur aashirwad se aage bhi isko aur bada banake desh ke har chote bade jagah pe leke jaenge.”
Dr. Kanika Dewan, Director-Impact and Strategy, Shikhar Dhawan Foundation quotes, “the Foundation is working relentlessly to fulfill basic requirements of education supplies for underprivileged students, and I believe that such initiatives can actually bring about a change in people’s lives. Actions speak louder than words. We have the resources and the network, so helping kids in need is our responsibility. We are feeling very strong about the cause & yes, the change is here to stay–you don’t have to sustain it, it’s is going to stay. Soon we will be floating invites to take entries to bring in 11 NGOs to nurture them; these NGOs which are spread throughout India are working on a number of social causes. This allows us to work pan India cutting across regions and states to cover the breadth and depth of India. We want to be remembered for providing outstanding services to the society.”
Mr. Amitesh Shah, CEO, Da One 42, also states that, “Youngistaan is a massive success initiative for us in the field of education & sports. The distribution was featured live on Shikhar’s IG platform, we also did live streaming of the distribution to showcase how pan India distribution works across various states. We also want to thank our Vocal Partner- Fever FM & RJ Sharat for being a part of this initiative.”
The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is planning to adopt 11 NGOs soon & will be opening entries for registration through a designated process which will be announced soon. Foundation is working on campaigns to spread awareness& create impact regarding issues related to providing quality education, hunger eradication, job creation, poverty, eradication of illiteracy, and other issues. Strategic measures will be adopted for the upliftment of the communities and their welfare. The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is established with an aim to bring change and helps prevent social issues and would be devoted to the common good.
About The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation
The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is a non-profit organisation which strives to address the issue of providing quality education, hunger eradication, job creation, poverty, eradication of illiteracy, and other issues. Since March 2022, the Foundation has worked towards reaching more children & to impact their lives. The Foundation is continuously leveraging technology to cater to millions of children. Foundation is committed to help the NGOs in the following 3 ways-
- Capacity Building- To fulfill the vision by focusing on building the capacities of NGOs towards the betterment of the people in support of local development institution through mutual collaboration
- Collaborative Learning- The dialogues, skills developed during the collaboration will enable the partner organizations to improve their management skills, resources and to provide effective community-based services over a period of time.
- Community Integration- SDF and the partner NGO’s will utilize their experience in integrating communities in project implementation, participatory approaches, monitoring and evaluation, grant administration strategy and management with a unified aim and ambition of serving the people, reducing inequalities and empowering the marginalized groups.
All the NGOs are brought together on a single platform which serves as their network to share and exchange their learning and knowledge.
Address: Shikhar Dhawan Foundation, Co-Offiz,8th Floor, Magnum Tower, Golf Course Extension,Sector-58, Gurgaon-122011