“UBUNTU signifies “HUMANITY” and in a more philosophical sense it means “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”. With conviction in this philosophy, Uboontu Foundation strives to bring about a positive social change amongst the lesser privileged. We develop and implement sustainable models for education, nutrition, health, well being and skill development that are relevant to overcome the disparity of society.”
Asha is a single mother of three young children, she lost her husband at a very young age, leaving her...
Burden of Malnutrition: Some Key Facts As per NFHS-3, 48 percent of children under age five years are chronically malnourished....
Menstrual Hygiene is not a girl’s or women’s right issue, it’s a human rights issue.We, at Uboontu feel that as...
At Uboontu Pathshala, we use an innovative pedagogy to address educational and social emotional ethical learning needs of children. The...
India is faced with a paradoxical situation of unskilled youth and unqualified school dropouts who complain of "non-availability of jobs". On the other hand, the industry laments skill shortage. The "India's Demographic Dividend" report brought out by CII and Boston Consulting Globe points out there will be a shortfall of 750,000 work forces in the
Donate a sewing machine Ubuntu Foundation is running a stitching center for underprivileged women in Village Tigaon, Haryana where 30 girls and women learn cutting and tailoring. Most of the girls belong to poor families who work as laborers on farms and construction sites. A sewing machine for these needy women will help them achieve economic
Of the 193 million Children in the age group 6 to 14 years, 8.1 million children are out of school. That's an entire city of New York and girls form 65% of this number. In Spite of identifying primary education as a key thrust area and possessing one of the largest networks of schools in the
India is home to the largest undernourished population in the world, 189.2 million people i.e. 14% of our population is undernourished.
Sponsor a girl to hygienically manage their periods. 65% adolescent girls in India drop out of school at the onset of Puberty or Menarche (First Period)
“I was very small – probably 9 or 10 years old when I noticed a blood stain on the sofa. I was with my grandparents at that time and called my nani. She got a little flustered when I asked, “How did it appear?”. She immediately got a wet cloth and started cleaning it vigorously. Later I overheard her discussing this incident with my mom and saying something about the guests that had come over earlier that evening. I sensed something was wrong – that I wasn’t supposed to know” Unwillingness of teachers/parents to discuss menstruation with boys or men (as supposedly it is not considered to be their issue) creates negative attitudes and perception on MHM, and the same is reflected in their behaviour towards girls or women on periods. It’s time to change that. Let’s EDUCATE and EMPOWER the BOYS as AGENTS of POSITIVE PERIODS.
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