Women are taking control of their lives by means of financial literacy and entrepreneurship
Community members impacted through Covid-19 response
Community members capacitated to combat Air Pollution
Students have access to safe and hygienic sanitary facilities
United Way Delhi’s Neev program aligns with the worldwide campaign Born Learning. The program aims to improve the development of children of 0-6 years of age by providing them with child-friendly infrastructure, improving their school readiness, and enhancing the role of caregiver in children’s development. Under Neev, we are currently serving over 60 Anganwadi Centers and 13 Nursery Schools.
Believing in the idea of “Quality Education for All”, United Way Delhi’s School Support Program aims to improve the learning infrastructure of selected government schools in Delhi-NCR, help the school students achieve digital literacy and learning support, and provision safe drinking water and hygienic cooking space to also improve the health of students.
Karvaan is a resource center for school-going, dropout, and graduate youth to develop as leaders and mentors in their community and take a field level action on local issues of relevance; becoming socially responsible citizens. The center envisages for itself, to be the knowledge hub to accelerate individual growth through Remedial Classes, Digital & Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Youth Leadership Life skills, Vocational Skill development, Sport, Career Counselling, Personality Development, Sexual Health & Hygiene, Emotional and Mental Health Awareness.
The School Centered Community Development Program of United Way Delhi envisages that all students achieve their full potential through contextual interventions in early childcare & education, primary and higher education, skill-building in the youth, and the caregiver & community awareness. The program has three stages namely Born Learning, School Support Program, and Youth Resource Center.
Project Samriddhi was started with an objective of supporting women from disadvantaged and poor households, for economically empowering them to be able to provide for a better quality of life for their families.
The project has reached out to over 700 women so far through training on financial literacy and inclusion. Besides financial literacy training, 140 of these women were hand held to step in to entrepreneurship.
To improve schools and the overall education system through innovative approaches along with holistic development of students including their personal growth. The program incorporates activities through ‘Chetna-Youth Resource Centre’ to empower youth as well as guide them in stages of development.
United Way Delhi’s WATSAN Improving Water and Environmental Sanitation is being implemented in 14 schools facing a severe sanitation issues. Under the project, PORTA Toilets are provided to each school and behavioral change work shops on WASH for different stakeholders i.e., School Management Committee, School staff, and Students are conducted on regular basis.
STEM on Wheels program of United Way Delhi provides an exhibition van which is equipped with more than 80 educational models of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The STEM on Wheels program is leveraged to deliver STEM – hands-on learning sessions to improve conceptual understanding of science and enable young minds to connect their learning with everyday life. UWD’s instructors deliver multiple activities in schools and communities using STEM models.
The project aims to improve the conceptual and practical learning of the students through various classes related to STEM-tinkering Lab. The lab set-up in Government schools in Delhi NCR is equipped with models related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & mathematics) and the students get hands-on experience of STEM kits, robotic kits and modules under the supervision of a trained facilitator. In addition, the students receive Digital Literacy, Conceptual Learning, Life-Skills Training, Career Counselling and many more to help develop their interests to participate in competitions for showcasing talent and creativity.
Through NIRA- Nature Is Requesting Action, United Way Delhi works to combat the issue of environment degradation and promote environment-sustainability in the conscious efforts of people. Through our initiatives, we help provide communities with a greener, safer, and healthier environment across India. We integrate the components of environment in our projects as well as volunteering initiatives to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals and raise awareness about the cause.
Green Your School is an annual program open to schools across India. The schools are encouraged to come up with ideas which can improve, restore, beautify and can convert the existing school into a green school. Schools are shortlisted each year and presented a cash award for implementation of a green building. Further to completion of implementation, certification to the school as a Green School is given.
In line with the Government of India’s 'Swachhta Hi Seva' mission, United Way Delhi with PepsiCoIndia is launches the ‘Tidy Trails', an initiative to manage plastic waste in Mathura-Vrindavan in the state of Uttar Pradesh. A system is set up in a form of a mass awareness drive aiming at the collection of dry plastic waste from 200 establishments to upcycle plastic responsibly.
United Way Delhi along with corporate partner Cargill distributed family essential kits to more than 150 families during the lockdown to uplift financial stability and contribute to a healthy and hygienic lifestyle in marginalised communities.
United Way Delhi with Radisson reached out to CMO Gurugram to aid police personnel and other frontline workers by providing 2500 litres of sanitisers, 25 cold boxes, syringe disposal system, 15000 masks and laptops, aiming to combat the pandemic
Marking the International Day for Girls and Women in Science, United Way Delhi distributed more than 150 tablets (digital devices) to encourage digital learning and engage more girl students in the field of Science and promote gender equality in education. Over the past years, United Way Delhi has made a lot of effort to promote education and equality for girl children. The distribution of digital devices took place under the School Centered Community Development (SCCD) Program, an initiative by United Way Delhi supported by Corporate Partner Genpact.
2United for Air campaign supported by Corporate Partner Carrier launched their dedicated website and a mobile application to monitor and exhibit Particulate Matter of Air in Gurugram and sub locations. The website and mobile application also aims to provide health recommendations to the subscribers for a healthy lifestyle. Residents of Gurugram, Haryana can access the latest information on www.unitedforair.in
With the schools reopening soon in Delhi after a significant halt due to the pandemic, United Way Delhi with support from Corporate Partner Radisson, is gearing up nursery classrooms in Government schools under the Neev Program. A total of 8 Smart TVs are installed in nursery classrooms of 5 schools of South Delhi. #BackToSchool
With the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the subsequent lockdown that took place, communities living on the edge were pushed towards a slowdown. This phenomenon has a trickle-down effect on the school/college going children from the socio-economically backward community. Our “SANKALP” scholarship program aims at enabling meritorious underprivileged children complete their higher education/ vocational training. Join hands with United Way Delhi and help a child continue her/his education without any interruption. Help them advance towards their dreams. Donate today, visit Give India page: https://bit.ly/2ZhJcK2.\
United For Air Campaign Team conducted awareness session on Air Pollution at Government PG college Gurugram engaging more than 60 students. The students shared outstanding ideas for the mitigation of the problems related to Air Pollution. In order to strengthen and motivate more students, United For Air Campaign will sensitize more students through a graffiti painting. Enabling the young minds to join our mission to reduce the carbon footprint.
Honourable CRC Smt. Babita and Mentor Teacher Smt. Suman, Education Department, Government of Delhi at the Karvaan Youth Resource Center at Aya Nagar. The officials also appreciated the ongoing intervention and interacted with the program team during the visit. Karvaan Youth Resource Center under the School Centered Community Development Program of United Way Delhi and Genpact aims at creating an enabling ecosystem for youth to blossom as leaders in the community.
Celebrating Philanthropists| Earlier last year, in an excellent example of philanthropy, Mrs. Vishakha Budhraja, Founder of Livable Luxury Design Studio pledged INR 1 Lakh to United Way Delhi towards supporting a women entrepreneur, a student, and youth from an underprivileged community