Indian Dreams Foundation (IDF) is a non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Agra, India, that works at the grassroots level on key issues such as education and women empowerment. IDF's main objective is to provide easy and effective access to education for children, and focus on female education and empowerment across underprivileged communities. IDF's also aims to generate awareness of hygiene and cleanliness issues in order to create a balanced and healthy environment for underprivileged children to flourish in.
IDF's goal is to provide an equal opportunity for education to every child, irrespective of caste, gender and economic background. Allowing for this will help in breaking barriers of caste and gender inequality in India.
In 2004, a group of like-minded individuals brought together their ideologies to form an organization that would make a difference for the betterment of society. The vision was to make a difference within two important areas of concern in India: children's education and women empowerment.
Punit Asthana founded Indian Dreams Foundation (IDF) on 24th January 2005 in Agra, India.
Yes, IDF is accredited with many national agencies likes Give India, Guide star India,CAF India to name a few. IDF also has special consultative status from ECOSOC of United Nations, and with other organizations of which details can be found here.
IDF is currently working on the following projects:
IDF selects beneficiaries based on the following criteria:
IDF recognizes the importance of being present and available. All the programs are handled directly by IDF using local resources such as schools, teachers, and village Panchayats etc.
IDF team works at the grassroots level to activate each program locally and ensure that they are sustainable after implementation, thereby ensuring that the program meets the intended goals.
Yes, IDF records all their stories to identify performance and success metrics. IDF has many such stories
IDF supports its programs through grants and individual donations from India and around the world.
Yes, all contributions within India are entitled to 50% tax exemption under Section 80(G) of the Income Tax Act.
Over 90% of the funds raised are invested in IDF's core programs at the grassroots level. Less than 10% is used towards administrative costs, including employee salary, equipment's, training etc.
Yes, IDF releases annual reports which provide details of funding sources, and its usage within programs. IDF's annual reports can be found here.
You can help by educating yourself, and spreading awareness around education and women's issues in India. You can also like us, follow us, and interact with us on our social platforms for more information.
Thank you for your interest! IDF always welcomes any help and assistance to help with the outreach programs. Some ways to support IDF includes:
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For employment or volunteering inquiries, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check the website for available opportunities
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