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Started in 1999, Dream a Dream is a registered, charitable trust empowering young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in a fast-changing world using a creative life skills approach. Currently, Dream a Dream engages with over 10,000 young people directly every year, referred from over 40 partners; has transformed over 2200 educators, working with 3000 volunteers impacting over 100,000 young people till date.

Recognitions

India Volunteer Awards

Among the eight regional finalists at the Apeejay India Volunteer Awards in 2011 that recognises role models who champion volunteering in India.

Ashoka Changemakers

Re-imagine Learning Challenge Champion for breaking out of traditional models and institutions and venturing out on a journey filled with creativity and playfulness

India NGO Awards

Finalists at the India NGO Awards in 2007, 2009 and 2012, that recognises best practices in creative resourcing, financial management, governance and impact in the community

Football for Hope Award

Football For Hope Award from FIFA, which recognises sustainable programmes of greater social development to support our Dream Life Skills Through Sport Programme

We have been recognised by Guidestar India for our transparency and accountability practices

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News & Events

PLATINUM LEVEL CHAMPIONS OF GUIDESTAR INDIA

We have been accorded the platinum level of award in the Guide Star India NGO Transparency Awards 2016! We have always set high standards of accountability,…

09-11-16

INFLUENCING POLICIES TO PRIORITISE LIFE SKILLS

MHRD’s* call for suggestions to the Draft National Education policy 2016 was an opportunity we did not want to miss, to talk about the critical role…

09-11-16

ANOTHER CAREER CONNECT CENTER OPENS IN BANGALORE

Our Career Connect Center acts more than a typical vocational training center. It bridges the gap between aspirations of young people and available job opportunities, at…

09-11-16

THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME

Four youngsters (Navnita K, Manoj Kumar, Arbaz Pasha, and Harshitha TR) have recently returned from Lyon, France, after representing India at the StreetFootballWorld Festival 16! Accompanied…

09-11-16