Migrations to big cities are one of distress, not choice – individuals and families are pushed out of their villages in rural India by drought and debts. Conditions in cities are harsh.

Access to Health is poor. And so is access to Education.

Children from these communities are unable to attend schools at destination site, due to multiple reasons from physical access to learning deficits and cultural barriers. Even if attending school, non-learning in under-resourced Government schools is a problem. It leads to poor school outcomes and ultimately dropouts.

6 million children (MHRD 2014) are out of primary school in India and 47 million teenagers (15-17 years) are out of lower secondary school

In a modern economy, this only perpetuates the cycle of poverty for the family. We argue that this is as much of an urban crisis as it is a rural one. Each interconnected program in our portfolio supports the marginalised child in her journey through formal schooling, making it more effective.

Our Vision

A world where every child develops their potential to lead a dignified life.

Our Mission

To create positive, meaningful learning experiences for marginalised children, enabling them to break the cycle of poverty through education and live with economic, social and personal dignity.

Additionally, to empower underserved families through awareness, access to primary healthcare and documentation.

Our Impact








Our Programmes

Gubbachi Connect

Gubbachi Connect (7-10-year-olds) is our flagship programme, designed to enable the integration of out-of-school children and dropouts into mainstream schooling.

Gubbachi Buds

Gubbachi Buds (3-6-year-olds) engages with the younger siblings of children in Connect, by keeping them safe and making them school ready.

Gubbachi ProActive

Gubbachi ProActive (10 -16-year-olds) fast tracks adolescent dropouts and moves them towards successful Grade 10 school completion.

Gubbachi Transform

Gubbachi Transform (6-8-year-olds) supports foundational literacy and numeracy instruction in the Nali Kali programme of Grades 1-2-3 in under- resourced Government Schools.

The School Learning Programme (SLP)

The School Learning Programme (SLP) addresses learning regressions in older children enrolled in Grades 4-7 in Government Schools, providing them with quality subject instruction and foundational skills where required.

Gubbachi Enable

Gubbachi Enable is the overarching programme that provides a range of support to marginalised communities in the city, from case-based family work to enabling access to healthcare, identity documents, and welfare benefits.

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    Our Causes
    Raised: ₹0.00 Goal: ₹16,50,000.00

    Stemming learning loss for Government School children

    Cost of Stemming learning loss for Govt School children per child per year.
    Raised: ₹0.00 Goal: ₹9,00,000.00

    Facilitating Change

    Facilitating learning for first-generation learners needs belief in the child and we need support for six teachers who work with 170 children.
    Raised: ₹0.00 Goal: ₹5,04,000.00

    Stemming pandemic and malnourishment

    At Gubbachi we are committed to providing nutrition supplement of eggs, Bananas and nutrition-dense bars 6 days a week and, hot lunch 5 days a week.

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