Dhwani Zaroorat


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Dhwani Zaroorat

  1. 1. A Performing Arts Education School for Lesser Privileged Children zaroorat
  2. 2. <ul><li>Zaroorat is the only performing and fine arts school for under privileged children in Delhi. </li></ul>OUR MISSION TO MAKE HIGH QUALITY PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATION ACCESSIBLE TO EVERY CHILD, IRRESPECTIVE OF ECONOMIC BACKGROUND .
  3. 3. Zaroorat: Quick Facts <ul><li>Location- Khanpur Extension </li></ul><ul><li>81 students (aged 6-18) </li></ul><ul><li>14 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Basic academic education up to 10 th Std (IGNOU certification) </li></ul><ul><li>Free books, uniforms, food, transport, medical check-ups and hostel facility for students </li></ul>Founded in 2003 by Kathak maestros Vaswati Misra and Krishna Mohan Misra as a part of their cultural organisation, Dhwani
  4. 4. <ul><li>Are skilled dancers (in classical and contemporary forms), prolific artists, adept instrumentalists and remarkable little stage actors. </li></ul><ul><li>They have performed at several key events along side seasoned artists and maestros… </li></ul>The children at Zaroorat…
  5. 5. <ul><li>Unlike most academics-only </li></ul><ul><li>schools for the poor, at Zaroorat we have negligible truancy records. </li></ul>Yet, they also find the time to excel in academics
  6. 6. Why Performing and Fine Arts? <ul><li>Performing & Fine arts training: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… Gives them another vocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… Serves as an effective, alternative and therapeutic tool for integrating these children into the mainstream. </li></ul></ul>The children attending Dhwani – Zaroorat come from the slum-families of maid servants, daily wage workers, factory workers and unemployed poor.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Our Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Current sources of funding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal funds of Vaswati Misra and profits of the Dhwani Repertory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-day meal sponsored by SAIL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual donations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occasional benefit concerts and performances by the students </li></ul></ul>Our remarkable and highly trained staff work at highly subsidized rates, we work hard to retain them as best we can.
  8. 8. How you can help Sponsor a child’s education (Includes tuition, uniforms, food and hostel fee) For a year: Rs. 11,500   Sponsor the remuneration for a skilled teacher Per month: Rs. 12,000   Sponsor a special lunch and afternoon event Per event: Rs. 5,000   Skill Donation Accounts / Marketing / Language teaching   Sponsor an Event Support an educational/recreational outing or special workshop by an expert for the children Infrastructure Contribution: Currently, we need fans, power back-up, fridge and coolers   Sponsor/Organise a Zaroorat Concert Our children can perform for your company, organization and friends   
  9. 9. We strive to limit our overhead and ensure that any contributions go towards ensuring high quality education and arts training for each child.
  10. 10. The Future <ul><li>In the Long Term.. </li></ul><ul><li>Self Sustenance through regular concerts and sales of art work </li></ul><ul><li>A solid corpus </li></ul><ul><li>Building infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Scaling up of operations (more children, more schools, more teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Carnival (Fete) for the students before the winter vacation </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Educational trips (outstation and city) </li></ul>
  11. 11. thanks you <ul><li>I-1637, Chittaranjan Park </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi - 110019 </li></ul><ul><li>Tele: +91 11 262 783 43 </li></ul><ul><li>Telefax: +91 11 2605 1359 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +91 981 0064 697 </li></ul><ul><li>For donations under FCRA: </li></ul><ul><li>Bank account number: CLSB/01/030003 </li></ul><ul><li>Corporation Bank, CORPINBB286 </li></ul><ul><li>www.dhwanidanceandmusic.org </li></ul>zaroorat