Apeksha work for holistic development of children from under-privileged communities. We aspire to create the environment where every child can enjoy their childhood. We intend to reach the most vulnerable children in context to health, education and security with special mention to girl child.All children have a right for inclusive and quality education.
We wish that every child should get a quality education so that he can lead a dynamic and satisfactory life and be a good resource in nation building. We strongly believe that all child deserve a joyful and safe childhood and It drives us to work for deprived communities located in far flung areas to protect children from all kind of abuse and harm..
We have a conviction that every child must go to school and have access for quality education.
We work for:
- sensitizing and educating the community, schools and different departments about the rights of children
- implementation of laws to ensure the safety of the children in coordination of state and district level authorities
- development of community-based care and protection system
- advocacy for legal and policy reforms as per the norms of United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child
- improvement in enrolment and retention of all children especially girl children in schools
- incremental capacities of the teachers for the joyful teaching and learning
- Improved infrastructure and attractive environment in schools
- Participatory model
- Child Opportunity Centre where children belongs to under-privileged communities are provided learning and development activities after-school.
Major mile stones:
- We have reached over 1.5 lakhs children in Maharashtra
- We have worked with more than 3000 schools and Ashramshalas
- 262 villages declared child labour free.
- Enrollment of over 15362 Out of School Children in school
- More than 100 children retain in school who were escaped from the exploitative child laboring
- 10,000 teachers covered under the capacity building/training program
- 1160 Marathi medium Zila Parishad schools across Maharashtra are implementing English E-Teach project to learn English through audio visual content provided by The Bombay Community Public Trusts.
- Govt. of Maharashtra recognised and adopted our model of short stay home and bridge course for mainstreaming migrant and out of school children.
- Conducted the Stocktaking Study and social audit of Rights to Education Act-2009 in Maharashtra and advocacy initiatives for effective implementation of the RTE act- 2009 with the collaboration of NCPCR.
- Dr. Madhukar Gumble, Director is Council Member of National RTE Forum as well the as one of Conveners of the Maharashtra state RTE Forum. He represented state of Maharashtra of first committee of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).