After School Life Skills Program

The After School Life Skills Program uses the medium of Sports and Arts to engage and develop critical life skills. The program is an Innovation Lab where new approaches to Life Skills development are introduced, demonstrated, documented and fed back into the larger framework for re-imagining learning for young people in the country.
2005India

CEI Plus Status

Program Results Status
Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting

Location Data

KarnatakaBangaloreRural

Dream a Dream believes that the 21st century provides an excellent opportunity to young people from vulnerable backgrounds to leap frog into a future without poverty in spite of not having access to good quality academic education.

Young people who are able to adapt to this new, fast changing world through skills and abilities to think creatively, manage conflict, respond with empathy, work in teams, take initiative and be adaptable will be successful in this new world. Hence, the urgency and criticality of Life Skills.

At the centre of Dream a Dream’s approach is the child who has the potential to overcome adversity and develop life skills. The After School Life Skills Program uses the medium of Sports and Arts to engage and develop critical life skills. The program is an Innovation Lab where new approaches to Life Skills development are introduced, demonstrated, documented and fed back into the larger framework for re-imagining learning for young people in the country. Dream a Dream empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in a fast changing world, using a creative life skills approach. Through our interventions which include the After School Life Skills Program, Career Connect and ProgramTeacher Development Programwe have, so far, impacted the lives of over 2,00,000 young people so far.

The After School Life Skills Program uses the medium of Sports and Arts to engage and develop critical life skills. The program is Innovation Lab where new approaches to Life Skills development are introduced, documented and fed back into the community.Ensuring consistent and long term funding, getting schools we work with to understand the importance of life skills and tracking the growth of graduates who complete the program are a few challenges faced.

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