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We connect underprivileged children to educated adults

Angel Xpress Foundation is a Mumbai-based NGO working to transform the lives of underprivileged children through regular access to educated adults. It was started in early 2012 when Anubha Sharma took a sabbatical from her corporate career.

Beginnings 

While volunteering at a street school, she posted a Facebook request for clothes and stationery for 35 odd children. This generated 3000 calls from willing contributors in a week– highlighting a huge opportunity between the needy and the generous givers. Anubha joined hands with Beenaa Advani, an experienced school manager who responded spontaneously, to help the abundance flow to deserving recipients.

Our focus today 

Angel Xpress Foundation works to transform the lives of underprivileged children through regular access to educated adults. We provide a platform for adults to fill the education needs of children who can grow up to make responsible choices. We currently operate out of three centres in parks and promenades across Mumbai city through tutoring sessions in English and Math. Children from the slums and migrant colonies come to our centers to connect with their affluent educated, neighbours who care enough to teach, guide and respect them as individuals.

We also conduct English classes for over 1000 children at select vernacular medium Municipal (BMC) Schools, and promote extra-curricular activities with the help of volunteers, trained teachers, and educationists. We endeavour to inculcate better values through morals, principles and the need to be responsible citizens of India.

We see our work as a step to shape the future of first-gen learners who may otherwise stray in the absence of enough parental guidance.

A tribute to the AngelXpress Spirit