Venture name: Happy Horizons Trust.
Venture URL: http://www.happyhorizons.org/
Starting date: 9th April 2012
Registration Date: 30 March 2013
I am Vatsala, a P.G. diploma in Journalism. Currently, I am heading the operations and managing the team of Happy Horizons Trust.
Belonging, to Bihar, a backward state, I have closely observed, unemployment, poverty, early girls marriage, malnutrition, loads of restrictions for girls etc. We are trying a bit to address these issues. For more details, please go through this link-happyhorizons.org
Happy Horizons Trust is a non-profit organization, working towards strengthening primary school education by empowering adolescent girls of rural Bihar.
Our belief: Be the change you wish to see in the world inspired us. We firmly believe that a good education is a key to success, development and getting families out of poverty.
We set forth with this vision to create a positive impact in the world we live in.
Me with my co-founder. Kshitiz Anand started this journey in 2012. Curerently, we have the team of 14 members.
We both have been recently qualified for the Wipro Seeding Program.
Kshitiz is also pursuing TFIX Incubation Program. Its a year long incubation program and lifelong Learning Circle, for passionate entrepreneurs working in the education space.
Partners/supportive organisations: Children's Film Society, India (CFSI), Prattham Books, Teach For India, WEE Foundation.
We are working with 10 government schools of Saharsa district (Bihar)
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twitter handle: Vatsala Vikram, hht_12,
Fundraising: Every drop counts for sure. This is the most important thing for us currently especially being a non-profit organisation and our operations are expanding. Its our need of the hour. We both (founders) are currently, meeting like minded folks, who have the interest to empower rural youths and children. Interested folks, can e-mail me on my personal id/professional id.