The Aware Foundation is hosting a Cricket Legends Gala Dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel in Mayfair, on Friday 7 June 2019.
AWARE supports communities and children in India who do not have the opportunities provided to the western world, by using education as a way of transforming their lives for the better. In the last year AWARE has supported 1076 children directly and in excess of 2500 in conjunction with other funding partners, UNICEF, American Indian Foundation and generous private donations.
Providing shelter to 62 HIV affected children and 16 street children, educational support to 177 HIV-affected and infected children, an open learning space for 295 tribal children, 228 children of migrant families sheltered in 5 seasonal hostels, supporting 1300 children in learning resource centres across 18 villages, running a higher education support programme for 90 children and a special rehabilitation programme for 328 children of sex workers.
AWARE has had some wonderful successes over the years, 47 children have become medical doctors, 20 nurses, over 200 engineers, 3 have achieved PH.D.s and over 350 have become skilled technicians. Careers, that these children would have only ever dreamed of.
AWARE has supported over 15,000 cases since it started in 1997.
To support communities and children in India who do not have the opportunities provided to the western world in the right to an education.
Who do we help?
AWARE provides street/runaway children and orphans with a protected childhood so that they can go on to make well-informed decisions in life. We help orphans, street children, HIV affected/infected children, disaster victims, children of sex workers, children of communities lacking socioeconomic awareness and children of seasonally migrating families.
A success story
AWARE is very proud of all the children it has supported over the years, and it has many success stories of children coming from poverty stricken lives to become doctors, engineers and budding scientists. As per our recent success...
Gaurav Prajapati is the son of a brickkiln worker’s family in a village called Begva. AWARE has been supporting him for the past six years. Now, after earning a second rank at his B.Sc. in Physics, he has secured admission at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. This, for scientists in the making, is the most sought after college. Persistent interest, guidance and funds raised through AWARE, helped Gaurav fulfill his dream!
Over 400 people are invited to what promises to be a glittering and unforgettable fundraising event in the company of Some of the finest cricketers to have played the game. Cricket has a huge following in India, where the sport is regarded as a religion and we are delighted that these cricketing legends from around the world have agreed to come together for this very special event.
This special event will feature:
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