Bhagta Bharat is a registered nonprofit organization which is working towards the empowerment and character building of children from lower income group of Urban and Rural area, with the aim of shaping them into good citizens, through the medium of sports, leadership and adventure training as well as through character and team building exercises.
Bhagta Bharat aims to introduce discipline through sports of other activities and increase the aspirations of children for value based living.
To begin with, Bhagta Bharat has employed the Sport of Running which everybody can participate, in as a measure to empower children and channelize their energies in a positive direction .
To achieve this, Bhagta Bharat running clubs have been set up in Low income Urban and Rural areas which organize Races and sports every Sunday managed by the local children themselves in their respective areas.
Bhagta Bharat Running Clubs are present in Low Income Urban Areas and in Rural Areas
The Clubs organize races for the local children every Sunday
Regular daily training sessions are also held for the more serious runners
The Clubs are managed by the Children Leaders themselves
Leaders are provided Leadership Training &Values Education
Children and Leaders are given opportunities to see the outside world through outings, participation in public races, outstation leadership camps, etc.
The entire organisation is run by the National Committee comprising of Senior Leaders who meet on a monthly basis
The National Committee is mentored by the Governing Body and Society Members
Bhagta Bharat clubs has given the children a sense of Identity, Bonding and Purpose. The children's energy is now being positively channelized - helping them to stay away from Drugs and Crime. Some of our best Leaders have been the most notorious children
The Leaders are respected in the community and have become role models for the younger children.
Individual clubs have initiated their own Tution Classes, English Speaking classes, Computer Coaching, etc. conducted by senior students.
Clubs have also taken initiatives in Community Work e.g. Health Camps for Women, Organizing races in remand homes, etc.
Bhagta Bharat is able to spot raw talent at an early stage and nurture it
Our runners consistently win a large proportion of Medals in Delhi State championships and other open races
Sangeeta won Airtel Marathon 2015 in the Amateurs Category
Avdesh Nagar broke the National Sub Junior record in 2000 metres. His current timing is amongst the best in Asia
Running and Mentoring has opened up a stream of opportunities for the children and Leaders
Children are successfully training for recruitment into Army and Police.
Leaders involved in Coaching have opted for Physical Education as a career
Better runners are being able to get college admissions through sports quota
Organisation Of the children, By the children and For the Children
Focus is on Values and Fun.
Impact in Empowerment, Leadership, Education, Careers happens naturally
Managed almost entirely by the Children
Extremely scalable in a very cost effective manner
20 clubs reaching out to 5000 children and 200 leaders
Clubs mostly in Delhi NCR including Gurgaon and Noida; and in Rural Areas of Uttarakhand
Budget of Rs 1 Lakh/month (appx. Rs. 5000 per club)
Ready to Scale Up – expand to 50 clubs in the next one year reaching out to 10,000+ children and creating 500+ Leaders
Strengthen the Board – specially for Leadership Training and Governance
Expand the Society to 300+ like minded souls
Enhance mentoring capacity
Sustainable funding of 3L per month (1K per member)
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