Dream A Dream celebrates successes

11 August 2021 | Member Stories

Dream a Dream Catalyst 2030 member

SDG 1 No Povery SDG 3 Good health and well-being SDG 4 Quality Education

Dream a Dream, a C2030 member based in India, is determined to empower children and young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and thrive in a fast-changing world. And with the nationwide impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, they have stepped in and worked relentlessly to support young people and communities.

Here is an update of what Dream a Dream, Catalyst 2030 member in India has been up to the past months

It’s been a compelling few months for Dream a Dream. From supporting 14900+ families struggling due to the 2nd Covid-19 wave in India, to being selected as a finalist in the 2021 WISE awards, here are updates of their activities over the past months.

Covid-19 Response

Dream a Dream has been working relentlessly to support young people and communities who were impacted by the devastating 2nd COVID-19 wave in India. From ensuring assistance in providing immediate and timely support for healthcare emergencies in the communities to dealing with emerging requirements for COVID testing, COVID care kits, home isolation support, COVID Care Centres, oxygen cylinders, hospitalisation, arranging tele-consultation with doctors, and sourcing medicines among other requests, the Dream a Dream team helped fulfil 463 medical requests over the last few months. A secondary outcome of the COVID-19 induced healthcare crisis was the economic crisis due to the extended lockdowns resulting in increased hunger and poverty. Dream a Dream’s massive ration kit distribution drive reached out to 14 900+ families.

More details can be found here: https://dreamadream.org/covid-19-response/

Wise Finalists

Dream a Dream was selected as a finalist in the 2021 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards. The WISE Awards recognise and promote innovative and impactful education projects from across the world.

Learn more about our project here: https://www.wise-qatar.org/project/the-happiness-curriculum/

Mackenzie Scott Support

Supported by Mackenzie Scott among 286 global empowering organisations that the world needs to hear.

More details HERE: https://dreamadream.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/CEO-NOTE-Mackenzie-Scott.pdf

Education Reform Report

Published a report by Adam Barton, titled Implementing Education Reform: “Is there a Secret Sauce?” The report explores whether cross-country research can help uncover a “secret sauce” for implementing sustainable education reform. An excerpt of the report in blog form is published in HundrEd

Report: https://dreamadream.org/report-implementing-education-reform/

HundrEd: https://hundred.org/en/articles/5-key-actions-for-overcoming-resistance-to-education-reform#d6a2a059

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