India has witnessed remarkable progress and growth over the years. However, this progress has not been uniform, and many of its citizens still grapple with poverty, lack of education, healthcare disparities, and various social and environmental challenges. Therefore, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) play a very crucial role in the upliftment of society.
In this landscape, Hamari Pahchan,a Delhi based NGO , has emerged as a powerful agent of change, driven by a commitment to social welfare and the betterment of communities. It has played an indispensable role in addressing the country’s multifaceted challenges.They provide various opportunities to underprivileged people so that they can create their own Pahchan (identity).
Founder of Hamari Pahchan: Tarun Mathur
Tarun Mathur laid the foundation of Hamari Pahchan in the year 2015, with a vision of creating a society that is built on values of equity and justice for all. He has been working rigorously towards the betterment of society. A visionary by heart and mind, Mr. Mathur has been serving the Government of India in the aviation department for more than a decade.In addition to this, he is also a professional chess player .He has represented India in a number of foreign nations.
Diligent efforts by Hamari Pahchan for the cause: Education for all
The problem of illiteracy in India is still a matter of great concern. The number of children struggling with illiteracy in India is alarming. As per the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), 32 million children in India have never even seen the face of a school. Moreover, the Education Ministry revealed that 29 million children do not have access to necessary digital devices. Current scenario highlights the need to bridge the gap between the privileged and the underprivileged children.
To address this issue, Hamari Pahchan has come up with the Drishti Initiative.They are working interminably on the cause of education for the underprivileged .
DRISHTI PROJECT: Education for All
"To bridge the gap between privileged & underprivileged children"
- Inculcation of basic life skills
- Empower children to grab significant opportunities for a bright future
- Overall personality development
Plan of Action:
“An impactful plan of action, to kick start the transformation of our education sector.”
- Weekly classes
- Distribution drives for stationary and necessary supplements like textbooks
- Vocational training programs
- Personality Development programs
- Expansion of our reach
Through their workshops, they have been able to educate 11250+ children
& conduct 3000+ distribution
As a part of this program, they conduct training sessions as well as informative workshops around themes like personality development, basic communication skills, computing skills and the like for children deprived of the opportunity to develop such skill sets. Along with this ,they have also come up with the “Gadgetshala” initiative under this project. It primarily aims to deliver Drishti Classes with the aid of the internet and gadgets in order to improve a child’s learning experience. Mentors are assigned to groups of children to guide them through the learning process and to ensure that
they have easy access to resources.
Moreover, their focus spans over multiple areas besides education like menstrual health awareness, unemployment,skill development,hunger and support to the elderly. They have run other various projects like Sukhad Project (Awareness regarding menstrual hygiene for women, distribution of health kit), Skill Development (Providing employment opportunities to the underprivileged) and initiatives like COVID-19 aid.
Their relentless efforts have helped them in becoming one of the best NGOs in Delhi.