Provides dignity to life for the Invisible City Makers !
We are a consortium of institutions working to provide a dignified life to the homeless in Bengaluru
Our vision is a society where every human lives a life of dignity.
Much work goes in to the making and maintaining of a City!
However, many hands that contribute to the same are invisible and often overseen. Large migrant workers from less developed areas and the disadvantaged sections living in the city contribute to the building of a city and keeping it clean and in order. These people are ‘The Invisible City Makers’!!!
A group of like minded NGOs have been working with urban poor & particularly with Homeless in Bangalore City since 2009.
The 7-member Office Bearers with Dream India Network as the Secretariat named “Impact India Consortium” was established in October 2017 to specifically address the issue of homeless people in Bangalore City.
The purpose of this initiative is to uplift and rehabilitate the city’s homeless.
“First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” – Aristotle
Dream India Network (DIN) is a non-profit secular platform created by and for Philanthropic visionaries. We believe that the marginalized, deserve the best chance for care, dignity and a less uncertain future irrespective of caste, creed and religion.
Headquartered in Bengaluru we offer individual and organizations foundations, trusts, corporate and businesses to partner and collaborate to alleviate the sufferings of the poor and to empower and build skills and resources into youth and children.
Dream India Network follows a Social Franchise Model for Social Development –the use of a commercial franchising approach to replicate and share proven model to achieve greater social impact. Social franchising is a method of expansion for social enterprises. Consequently each project is designed to be modular with standard operating procedures and measurable outcomes ensuring ready explicability and quality assurance.
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), is the administrative body responsible for civic amenities and some infrastructural assets of the Greater Bengaluru metropolitan area. It is the fourth largest Municipal Corporation in India being responsible for a population of 6.8 million in an area of 741 km2.
To reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in an appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroots level institutions of the poor. The mission would aim at providing shelters equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner. In addition, the mission would also address livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces, institutional credit, social security and skills to the urban street vendors for accessing emerging market opportunities