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Northern India

Hotspot start date: January 2014

In 2020, the northern India hotspot entered its third strategy phase building on the program’s achievements and the learning and evidence gathered since 2014. It aims to work in support of government systems for state-wide impact to reduce vulnerability of children in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to exploitation.

Our impact as of the end of 2021

LIVES IMPACTED 489,656
COST PER PERSON $26
NUMBER OF AT-RISK CHILDREN IN SCHOOL 86,243
TOTAL INVESTED $14.1 million

Metric

Total

Lives impacted

Number of active, regular participants of programs supported by the Freedom Fund. Includes members of community vigilance committees, self-help groups, and those given educational, psychosocial or income generation services. Excludes those provided with one-time information.

489,656

Total invested up until June 2021

Total funds invested in hotspot programs up to June 2021 since the Freedom Fund’s inception.

$14.1m

Cost per person

Average cost of community interventions per active, regular participant. Excludes grants made to partners working indirectly, e.g. at international policy level or for research and evaluation purposes. Excludes grants made for research and evaluation purposes.

$26

Community freedom groups supported

Number of active, local groups, including community vigilance committees and self-help savings and loans groups, formed or supported by Freedom Fund partners.

3,134

At-risk children in school

Number of previously out-of-school children now attending formal or informal education as a result of Freedom Fund support.

86,243

Graduates of vocational training

Number of individuals completing vocational training courses provided or referred by Freedom Fund partners.

9,087

Micro-enterprises started

Number of individuals who have started micro-enterprises or gained a new form of income as a result of Freedom Fund support.

17,919

Individuals accessing social & legal services

Number of individuals provided with social and legal services by Freedom Fund partners. These services help individuals recover from mental trauma as well as provide at-risk individuals with legal protection and options for recourse.

96,401

Individuals with new access to gov't services

Number of people supported by our partners who gain new access to government entitlements such as employment rights, school places, pensions, compensation payments, ID cards, and land rights.

453,963

Legal cases assisted

Number of individual legal cases that our partners provide any kind of support, including advice, and witness protection.

3,586

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OUR PARTNERS

Adithi
Bhusura Mahila Vikas Samiti
Centre DIRECT
Fakirana Sisters’ Society
Integrated Development Foundation
Manav Sansadhan Evam Mahila Vikas Sansthan
Pragati Gramodyog Evam Samaj Kalyan Sansthan
Regions Beyond Medical Union Society
Rural Organisation for Social Advancement
Tatvasi Samaj Nyas

Freedom Fund