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Rajeev kelkar


Recommended By : DGE ABHAY GADGIL
Name : Rajeev kelkar

Address : Titeghar, Tal Bhor, District Pune

State : MAHARASHTRA

Place : Pune

City : PUNE

Sex : male

Date of Birth : 05/11/1976

Mobile : 960409604

Email : Abhaygadgil3131@gmail.com

Educational Qualification : 12TH

Work in field of literacy : Born in the Village Titeghar, Tal Bhor . A College dropout , Rajeev pledged his life to adopt and teach children from his villege who otherwise have no access to formal schooling or education . Education is provided for free. In addition to education from std I to std XII several other activities are undertaken for the children such as health camps, eye check up and eye care, sports acitivties, summer camps , music classes, Started this activity since year 2001. Number of children benefitted till now 1055. Have permanently adopted 75 chidren since year 75

No of Beneficiaries : 1200

Social Impact : As education was not available in Titeghar village , children had to travel to Bhor for basic education and the numbers dwindled. The village also used to be cut off from the main settlements for several months during the monsoon period due to flooded rivers. Rajeev has been instrumental in establishing schools and hostels in the small village These facilities now provide education to settlements in and around Titeghar .

Fund Outlay : 2000000

The challenge of arranging funds is being met : Approx total funds till date Rs 20 Lakhs . from individual or institutional donors

This Award is going to impact the work in future : This award will provide recognition to the sustained efforts and hardwirk put into this endeavour since last 15 years and also draw attention of donors and provide encouragement to excel further

Blood relative a member of 'Rotary Club': No

Whether received any major State/National/International recognitions or award/s earlier : No

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