The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation completes its biggest on-ground educational event Youngistaan

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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.
10 th May 2022, New Delhi
To mark the occasion of the World Athletics Day on 7 th May 2022, Shikhar
Dhawan Foundation celebrated the occasion as – Youngistaan, Ek Kadam
padhai ki ore, Ek Kadam Uchai Ki Ore on 8 th & 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.

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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.
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    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 team aap 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.

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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-

  1. 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
  2. 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.

  1. 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.