A Future for Every Child

Lack of access to affordable education and rapid advancement in technology have created an under-skilled global workforce, high long-term unemployment, violence and increase in crime.

A Future for Every Child

About A Future for Every Child

A Future for Every Child (AFEC), helps vulnerable youth transition from institutional care to adulthood and financial independence. AFEC’s Launchpad for Adulthood program provides Youth Leaving Care Homes (YLCs) with various services.

Problem Statement

 

♦ Orphaned or abandoned children growing up in Care Homes in India are forced to leave the home upon turning 18. They face a bleak future without further financial support or adult guidance and often end up in low-wage jobs or at risk of homelessness and crime. About 50,000 youth each year find themselves in this situation every year.

Solution & Uniqueness

♦ The Youth Leaving Care Homes (YLCs) supports youth with career counseling, financial support for vocational training or higher education, life skills training, help with job placement, and mentoring until they are on a stable path to a brighter future.

♦ Innovative and holistic program

♦ Specialized Curriculum

Scale of Opportunity

♦ AFEC’s program is delivered by three stellar NGO partners across 7 states in India.

♦ Since 2019, AFEC has supported 1212 youth, with 51% women in the program with 400 in steady employment in various fields

♦ Enhanced teacher skills, empowered 70+ students, addressing the gender gap in STEM education.

♦ Imparted coding skills to 10,000 girls, aiming to increase women’s representation in the tech sector.

♦ Partners on the ground.

♦ 6000 care homes in India.

WGF leaders providing oversight:

Ratan Agarwal

Call To Action

▸SPREAD the word about the organization’s activities among your contacts

▸INVEST and contribute towards the organization’s mission

▸SHARE your knowledge or expertise on any of the following: Education, Care Giving, Life Skills, Livelihood.

▸VOLUNTEER with any of the organization’s activities

▸WRITE about the organization’s work to share with the external audience

To contribute to AFEC‘s activities, click to visit the website.

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