The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation believes that the increased mobility of a physically challenged person greatly enhances their access to education and employment. Based on this belief, the Foundation launched the Rajiv Gandhi Access to Opportunities (RGATO) programme in 1992.
Shabi and Shabana got the motorized triwheeler from the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation under the Rajiv Gandhi Access to Opportunities program. With the increased mobility they formed the Koshish welfare society in their home town Meerut and are working for the disabled in the city. Both Shabi and Shabana have been felicitated by the Uttar Pradesh government for their efforts.
Mateen lost his leg in a bomb blast at the flea market behind the Red Fort. He got the vehicle in 1994. The transformation that the vehicle brought about in his life is a must-watch.
Ritu and Sunil, both are physically challenged. They got the vehicle in 2002. They speak about how increased mobility has transformed their life.
A resident of Sultanpur, Mohd. Haqiq Khan shares how the motorised tri-wheeler given to him by the Foundation has made him self-reliant to the extent that he managed to open a school in his village.
The INTERACT scholarships have supported over 2000 scholars realise their dreams in 11 states. Watch children from our Manipur Workshop 2016 share their feelings
Venkatesh is an INTERACT scholar. He scored 93% marks in his class XII examinations. Presently he is pursuing a degree in economics (hons) from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.
The story of Zohaib Bin Javeed, an INTERACT scholar from Lal Bazar, Kashmir. Zohaib lost his father in a militant attack in 1995. He has been supported by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation to complete his education.
Mrinalini got the Rajiv Gandhi Cambridge Scholarship to get a Ph.D from Cambridge in the year 2016. Listen to her sharing her journey.
Meghna's interest in Maths kept growing with time. Listen to her story to know why she believes the Rajiv Gandhi Cambridge Scholarship has been a blessing for her...
Deepak has been a member of the Wonderoom for the past two years and loves the transformation it has brought to his life.
Nirali and her siblings are regular members of the Wonderoom. From being indifferent to the very existence of Wonderoom, now they say that the Wonderoom has become a wonderful part of their lives. Listen them narrate their story.
Wonderoom kids are making us proud with their talents. Adding another feather to the Wonderoom, the kids this time have come up with their own song "School Time" as part of their latest production, Par Hume Khelna Hai.
A student from the Wonderoom, Neha, shares her experience there and how it makes her different from the others.
Wonderoom kids are making us proud with their talents. Adding another feather to the Wonderoom, the kids this time have come up with their own song "Sang Sang Khelna Hai" as part of their latest production, Par Hume Khelna Hai.
Tawheeda Bano, a resident of village Kawpora, throws light on the effort put in by the Foundation to provide purified water and organise medical camps after the tragic flood in Kashmir in 2014.
Haji Mir from Tengan village gives us an insight into the relief work done by the Foundation during the Kashmir floods in 2014.
Aijaz Ahmed Sofi from Razwen expresses his gratitude towards the Foundation for placing service before self by providing door-to-door help during the Kashmir floods in 2014.
The Gram Gaurav Sansthan built a 'Taal' in the Maharajpura village in 2012 when a total of 712 acres of land was sown and in no time the farms were filled with fresh harvest. The next year the village produced a total of 1840 quintal mustard, 3378.80 quintal wheat and 20 quintal of barley.
The Gram Gaurav Sansthan with help from the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation built a Pokhar near Chaurji's farm. Watch how the increased availability of water transformed Chaurji's life.
The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation is helping the Gram Gaurav Sansthan progress its work in the 114 villages of Dang region, Rajasthan to create water harvesting and land management structures, to improve the livelihoods of the people of Dang. See their story.