Location

India

Key achievement

Real Hero Award from CNN recipient

OSCAR Foundation

Network Member

The Organization for Social Change Awareness and Responsibility (OSCAR) Foundation has used football to address community issues in the Ambedkar Nagar slum, Mumbai since 2006. With a strong focus on education, OSCAR aims to break the cycle of substance abuse, gambling and early marriage which particularly affects young people who have dropped out of school. Using football as a medium for developing valuable life skills and responsibility, OSCAR reaches children across India. Football sessions take place several times a week, dealing with issues such as the importance of education, decision making, hygiene, awareness of child marriage and the environment.

Social Topics

Employability
Enviroment
Peace Building
Social Integration
Youth leadership

Contact

OSCAR Foundation
Ashok Rathod
ashok@oscar-foundation.org

Latest From OSCAR Foundation

" I wait all week for the football practice session at OSCAR. This is the only time when I forget all my worries and just play! "

Sunita Rathod
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