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Change Today…Change Tomorrow. What is Bhumi? To help build a more influential, equal and socially conscious society Mission Vision BHUMI is registered.

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1 Change Today…Change Tomorrow

2 What is Bhumi? To help build a more influential, equal and socially conscious society Mission Vision BHUMI is registered under Tamilnadu Societies Act. Reg No.: 234/2006 To bridge the gap in society through quality education To provide a platform for socially minded youth. Moulding the youth into tomorrow's leaders. To fight global warming through citizen level initiatives To turn youth into Climate Messengers

3 Why Bhumi?  Build skills that have large IMPACT on economic and social prospects of children  FOCUS on underprivileged children in orphanages and village and slum community centres and provide supplementary education  AGILE response and management of projects based on feedback from children

4 Awards & Recognitions  Bhumi is the recipient of the 'Excellence in Literacy' Award 2009 from the Rotary Club  Bhumi is the recipient of the 'InDiya Shine Award' 2009 from Great Non Profits in the small Non-profits category  Bhumi has also been selected as one of 'Asia Pacific Emerging 100' youth social entrepreneurships by the FYSE in 2009  Bhumi is a global semi-finalist chosen from among 500 youth organisations for the 2009 Youth Action Net Global Fellowship

5 Little Einsteins Make A Difference (MAD) Kanini Think Green Project Snapshot Dronacharya & Ekalavya

6 Kanini Agility : Structured to suit varied aptitude; High volunteer to children ratio (1:4) Feedback on internal social network Ning Impact : No. of children benefited in: 2007 – 2008: 173 children 2008 – 2009: 289 children 2009 – 2010: 318 children Focus : One government school, two village community centres, three orphanages, and five slum community centres. Career oriented computer education

7 Agility : Fun filled activities (worksheets, audio & visual aids); High volunteer to children ratio (1:5) Feedback on MAD’s networking site (MADCamp); Make a Difference Focus : One school and four orphanages Impact : No. of children benefited in: 2007 – 2008: 270 children 2008 – 2009: 274 children 2009 – 2010: 285 children Syllabus similar to that of the Cambridge University Trained by CELTA certified professionals

8 Dronacharya and Ekalavya Agility : To enrich the lives of children (Mentees) through a personal mentor and tutor who will support, encourage and build their self-confidence To awaken the leadership potential and sense of social responsibility of the young volunteers (Mentors) by exposing them to some of the most pressing social problems of the country. The program is modelled like the ‘Big Brothers Big Sisters’ (USA), Perach (Israel) and DnE (Hyderabad, India) Impact : No. of children benefitted in: 2008 – 2009: 65 children 2009 – 2010: 50 children Focus : Three orphanages The tutorship – mentorship programme

9 Little Einsteins Agility : To strengthen their understanding of Mathematical concepts and expose them to an array of topics beyond the scope of text book education Activity based and experiments used to get the children to understand the underlying concepts Impact : No. of children benefited in: 2008 – 2009: 40 children 2009 – 2010: 55 children Focus : One school Integrating theory and practical applications

10 Think Green Focus : One school and two residential areas Aiming at a Greener Chennai Agility : Planting trees that will help reclaim our dying bio-diversity Collaborating with like-minded NGOs like ISHA Foundation,Greenpeace. Nizhal Collaborating with TI cycles and the Department of Forestry, Tamil Nadu to plant 5,000 saplings per month Impact : Planted 25 saplings in Bethelpuram Colony, Tambaram Planted 40 saplings in PS Higher Secondary School, Mandaveli Planted 110 saplings in PWD Park, Kotturpuram (Maintaining on a weekly basis)

11 Siragugal Agility : A platform for under-privileged children to showcase their talents A one-day talent carnival with cultural competitions and science exhibition Supported by Cognizant’s Outreach, Infosys’ Sneham, SBI and over 1,500 individual donors Impact : In 2009, 796 children participated in 16 events under three categories of age Focus : 26 orphanages from Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts Spreading Colour, Joy and More

12 Agility : Connects lesser-privileged children with employees of several companies. Wish cards filled by children are “picked” by donors who fulfill the wish by buying the gift listed. The gifts are then distributed during the weekends of Christmas and New Year. Joy to the World Impact : No. of children benefited in: 2008 – 2009: 270 children 2009 – 2010: 745 children Focus : 11 orphanages in Chennai and Kancheepuram districts Making festive seasons memorable

13 Our Structure

14 ProjectEstimated Amount Siragugal 6 Lacs MAD2 Lacs Kanini, Little Einsteins & Others2.5 Lacs DnE1 Lakh Total11.5 Lacs Budget 2010 – 2011

15  Volunteers pay: Students – Rs. 50 (Rs per day) Professionals – Rs. 150 (Rs. 5 per day)  Donors: Through RBI’s Electronic Clearance System (ECS) Amounts of Rs.100/- upwards for a time period of 1-5 years  Bhumi needs 300 donors per year to sustain activities.  Income Tax exemption under Sec 80 G from June 2010 Small Contributions

16 EnterpriseDescription Teach IndiaA Times of India’s initiative TI CyclesLeading bicycle manufacturers in India IYCNIndian Youth Climate Network GreenpeaceAwareness about environment NizhalNGO that spreads environmental awareness Our Strategic Partnerships

17 Bhumi in NEWS

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