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Let us being October with some wisdom. #GandhiJayanti #magicbus
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Happy Birthday Ranbir Kapoor! Thank you for being a #magicbus supporter.
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By skilling and training youth at our livelihood centres we ensure they are placed in sustained jobs to start the career of their choice. Support us: buff.ly/2cWlbkL #magicbus #jobs #youth
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Sponsor poor children in india to secure their future & help them grow in life. Donate now to fight poverty, child labour & social injustice
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We are very excited to be an NGO partner of Global Citizen India!
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Have signed up to take action yet? #coldplay #GlobalCitizenIndia #magicbus
(poster: Global Citizen India)
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Have you contributed towards moving children out of poverty? buff.ly/2cDGred #magicbus #givingtuesday http://buff.ly/2cDHMBN
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At our livelihood centres, youth get all the support they need to map their career and get it started with a placement. #magicbus stay with them till the last mile, a sustained livelihood. buff.ly/2cO14FB
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Some candid moments from the #healthykids session yesterday! The children love it when our friends from Nestlé join them for an activity based learning session. #EmployeeVolunteer #magicbus
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"By allowing children to work in family enterprises, amendments to the Child Labour Act have made them more vulnerable to exploitation"
By allowing children to work in family enterprises, amendments to the Child Labour Act have made them more vulnerable to exploitation. Tracking the issue will be more difficult, writes Preeti Mehra
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A little spark of kindness can put a colossal burst of sunshine into someone's day. - Unknown #MondayMotivation #magicbus
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As per latest census data, 8.4 crore children don't go to school in India. We couldn't stress the need for children to be enrolled in school enough. Join us in taking children back to school: buff.ly/2dms24W #magicbus #children #poverty
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We harness the power of activity based learning to teach the value of #education and #genderequality, amongst other essential life skills. buff.ly/2cZ64Y0
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Taking a million from childhood to livelihood
Introduction
Magic Bus, founded in 1999, is a non-profit organisation working with 250,000 children and 8000 volunteer mentors every week from marginalised communities in India. We are on course to have one million children in our programme by 2015.

Vision: Magic Bus will give millions of children living in poverty the opportunity to control the way they view the world, the freedom to choose the role they will play in it, and the power to define their own destiny.

Mission: Magic Bus is committed to developing local community mentors who take children living in poverty on the journey from childhood to livelihood. Over a ten year period, our mentors work with children and parents through a weekly curriculum of sporting activities, which are used as metaphors to change behaviour in the areas of education, health, gender and livelihood. We always access existing community partnerships to ensure that young people move from poverty, and develop into young adults with greater control and choice.

All Magic Bus graduates are offered the opportunity to enrol in livelihood programmes, creating at scale, a movement of competent, confident young people ready to make a significant difference to their lives.

Overview
Our programmes are primarily targeted to 8-17 year olds. We simultaneously train youth in the same communities as volunteer leaders who then become role models and mentors to the younger children. We also interact regularly with the community, conducting rallies, group discussions, parent meetings and cleanliness drives. All this is done in partnership with fellow NGOs, the government, community leaders and businesses to ensure sustainability. Magic Bus also builds the employability skills of young people, supports them in mapping out a career path, and then links them with employment or further education opportunities. 

Our programmes facilitate behavioural change and enable positive action to tackle poverty at a grassroots level.
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+91 120 4787400
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