Magic Bus is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes in India, working with 4 lakh children and 9000 trained volunteer mentors in 22 states and 76 districts of the country.
Magic Bus completed 18 years in 2017. The Magic Bus data in the section below is from our programmes that have run for three years with adolescents up to the age of 14.
There was a 37% points increase in those attending school regularly, with 98.9% reporting attending school five days a week at endline, as compared to 63.3% at baseline.
According to the Annual Status of Education Report 2016, in India, 73.2% children in grades VI-VIII attend school on any one day in the year.
4847 young people were placed in salaried work with an average income of Rs 8900. Nationally, only 18.7% youth have salaried jobs.
*Magic Bus Impact data is as of March 2017 & Outreach data is as of December 2017
If you want to get a copy of the report, please write to → Havovi Wadia, Director - Impact, [email protected]