Shaping Lives regularly facilitates / conducts events which generate ?smiles? for the empanelled beneficiaries and our clients. We believe in creating and not just pursuing happiness through our deeds ... read more
If your soul has stirred and your heart wants you to be a part of the Foundation's work with these NGOs, we could suggest ways to support the NGO of your choice through the Le Passage Travel Foundation. Just identify which area and the quantum of remuneration you wish to make the difference and we will help / suggest the appropriate gift.
We would love for you to see what we are doing. Ask your travel agent or tour operator to include one of our efforts during your visit to India".
The options for earning 'karma' during your next trip to India are as under :-
Be a Volunteer
Volunteer your time and skills for as little as a day. Enjoy the warmth and goodwill of the NGO and leave back your own footprint in the lives of children or animals. Your skills and attitude may subsequently be the transformation to emulate and achieve in a young impressionable heart.
Short Group or Individual Visits
Spend a little time at our NGOs. Feel the bonhomie and pleasure of interacting with superbly trained and dedicated staff and equally zestful children. Share an event like an 'elephant polo match', or some sweets or stationery or just a hug / handshake. Feel the vibes of friendship and happiness flow through your soul. We are sure you will come back for more.
Be a Sponsor
The annual education of a less privileged child, a medication cycle of a child cancer patient, a prosthetic limb or transportation means for a handicapped, an operation on an animal, and so much more. Carry back their photograph and bio-data. Form a lifelong association of mutual love and compassion.
Contribute to hiring, expansions, additions and other miscellaneous repair and maintenance of the NGOs buildings and infrastructure thereby ensuring safe and assured shelters for the children or animals.
Gift a Gift
As a Group or individually, gift IT, audio, video, skill improvement or medical equipments and accessories and much, much more.
Buy a Confidence
Visit an NGO skills workshop and thereafter any of its sale counters and buy a few greeting cards, bags and knick-knacks, handmade jewelry, woven rugs or any of the miscellaneous items on display and in doing so, indirectly buy the self confidence and pride of a special or underprivileged child who will be paid for the fruit of this labor.
Spread the Word
Carry back the NGO brochures in addition to your memories of an Indian holiday,. Spread the word amongst your families, friends and colleagues. Become an offshore fund raiser and well wisher forever and gain the blessings of those you touched constantly.
We at the Foundation are committed to ensure that your gift is judiciously and responsibly used. As the bridge between you and our NGOs, it is our assurance that our NGOs are all grassroots level and are scanned thoroughly for dedicated, honest work with the under-privileged, before we form affiliations.
Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group
And 'Project Arman', Delhi
The Foundation supports Project Arman at an annual approximate cost of INR 550000. However, Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group would appreciate the following sponsorships / donations which
could make an additional difference :-
Sponsor a social work to train waste-pickers (parents of Arman children) @ Rs. 7500 p.m. or Rs 90000/- per annum.
Sponsor a teacher @ Rs. 2500 per month ( Seven teachers requiredthis year)
Sponsor an annual Summer camp @ Rs 25000/- for the waste picker children.
Sponsor a Project Assistant Manager @ Rs 11000/- per month
Share the annual cost of INR 550000 being incurred to run Project Arman
Facilitate a computer laboratory by donating upto three new or second hand Pentium -IV computers with all peripherals including UPSs.
Donate 02 new or second hand for moving coordinators and staff.
Contribute stationary, notebooks, pencils, drawing material and books.
NGO Deepalaya, Delhi
Sponsor a child's annual non formal education expenses @ INR 4000 or in formal education schools at INR 9000 for non-recognised and INR 15000 for recognized schools
Sponsor a special child's or a child residing in the institutional care centre annual education and care @ INR 10000 per month
Sponsor local picnics @ INR 6500 and outstation @ INR 40000 per trip
Assist in the re-location rentals of approx INR 65000 per month of the Gandhi Basti Special Eductaion Unit, to more hygienic environment
Donations in terms of stationery, clothes, uniform costs and much more are always welcome especially at the Gusbethi Hostel for boys and girls.
NGO Manzil, Delhi
You could facilitate renovation, expansion and / or rent reimbursement of NGO Manzil by contributing INR 232000 or part thereof.
Rent reimbursement @ INR 10000 per month for a theatre space
Donate stationery and education items
Volunteer your time especially if you are good in English and computers, or are good at grooming young people for jobs.
Buy products made by Manzil students
Sponsor cost of a Chief Inspirer-cum-Counselor-cum-teacher @ INR 30000 per month
Provide opportunities for Manzil students to showcase their talents in music, theater, dance, etc.
Be a Volunteer or Intern or a CanKids Companion or even a CanKids Ambassador and help with Specific Core and Management Programs or Projects
Become a Member of the Management, lend your professional expertise
Contribute Financially - Adopt a Child with Cancer or sponsor a child's education or be a CanKids Godparent or guardian angel.
Make a general donation and trust the NGO to decide where it is most needed
Donate provisions, clothes and household goods for families, gifts, toys and school supplies for the children, curtains, hot cases & equipment for wards, computers & office equipment for their units.
Raise funds for children with cancer and their families in India. Mentor a child's cancer treatment or education, or organize a fund-raiser in India or abroad.
Provide networking support by helping them to contact or recommending them to Foundations, Corporates, Institutions or individuals
Wildlife SOS, Delhi / Agra
Donate a Bolero Camper Ambulance cum Rescue vehicle costing approximately INR 650000
Donate amounts ranging from INR 10000 to 400000 for various types of hospital equipment and machines used almost on daily basis on animals by the SOS teams
Be a full or part donor to the Eco Tourism Tribal Village being constructed at Agra at an approximate cost of INR 1000000
Sponsor the education and special skill courses of tribal and Kalander (rehabilitated bear dancers) children for between INR 3000 to 7000 per annum
Contribute towards project set-up costs of approx INR 800000 of the Elephant Rehabilitation Centre set up at Agra in addition to the Bear Rescue Project.
NGO Umang , Jaipur
Technically qualified volunteers can be a mutually beneficial experience. Volunteer from one week to a year if you are a Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist, Speech therapist or educator, Vocational counselor for persons with special needs, care-giver of persons with disability, S.E.N. teachers /Coordinators
Any expert from medical background like neurologist, paediatritican, orthopedic surgeon who are interested in disability are welcome as well.
Sponsor the two annual field trips for the students. One is an overnight trip to a close by destination for very severely challenged students. The second is to any interesting destination for a week or so.
Sponsor a child from a economically disadvantaged background @ Rs. 15000/- p.a.
Contribute / donate part of the construction costs or a portion of the building when Umang starts construction of their new barrier free school building on land already allotted by the Rajasthan government.
Purchase gift items made by specially abled trainees in Umang's work training unit. You could also help them find a market for these products.
Donate 2 sewing machines with foot pedals to the work training unit @ Rs 7000/- each.
Akshar Society, Jaipur
Sponsor local and permanent teachers @ INR 10000/- per month. The school needs five such dedicated teachers @ one in each Unit but has a resource crunch. Their presence can turn this initiative into a better managed and more productive unit.
Gift part or fully 5 computers @ approximately INR 30000 each. These will be placed one for each Centre to achieve unification and standardisation in teaching and unifying of the Akshar units spread over 4 schools and one slum area.
Gift stationery and notebooks, dust free chalk, seating rugs, and other misc school running items at your discretion.
Sponsor in toto or partially contribute towards the annual school event at Rs 75000/- one time.
Seeks volunteers for skills and extra curricular development and computer learning work with children.
DISHA - A Resource Centre for the Disabled Wishlist , Jaipur
Donate physiotherapy equipment costing between INR 5000 to 50000 for the special children
Donate occupational occupational or sensory therapy equipment costing between INR 10000 to 60000.
Donate speech therapy equipment or renovation of audio-tharapy room @ INR 150000
Donate an LCD projector @ INR 45000 for the children's theatre cum education centre
Donate two computers @ INR 30000 each
Sponsor annual education of a special child @ INR 20000
Sponsor hiring costs of teachers / counselors ' clinical psychologists at per month cost varying between INR 8000 to 20000
I-India (Project Ladli), Jaipur
Sponsor uniforms, school shoes, education, healthcare, sanitation kits starting for as little as INR 1200 to 6000 per annum
Sponsor one month's safe drinking water at street points to feed children and families @ INR 6000
Sponsor a water tank for bath and shower of 100 children at street point inclusive of soap and shampoo @ INR 11000
Sponsor the salary of one nurse at street point @ INR 6000 per month.
Sponsor salary of one cook and assistant making food for 700 street children each day @ INR 10000
Sponsor shelter and wards for street children as per your wish