Rating: 4.37 stars   43 reviews


Location: 102, Osman Plaza, Near NMDC, Humayun Nagar,Masab Tank Hyderabad -- 500028 India

Mission: Grooming transformational leaders at multiple levels in the society who will bring about large scale, holistic and sustainable transformation
Results: * Close to 800 govt school children from underpriviledged backgrounds in the age group of 13-16 have benefitted in the last 3 yrs as part of Dronacharya and Ekalavya(DnE) leadership program. * Close to 800 youngsters, college students or working professionals, have benefitted with their experience in the last 3 yrs as part of Dronacharya and Ekalavya(DnE) leadership program. * A significant increase in the 10th grade pass percentage of ZPHS, Rasoolpura from 13% - 34% in the yr 2006-2007 and from 34%-46% in the yr 2007-2008 and similar results in 6 more schools in the yr 2008-09 as part of its flagship program DnE. * 6 students have joined engineering in Rasoolpura for the 1st time in the history of the slum. * In partnership with Roshan Vikas, BHUMI has mobilized 425 women from Rasoolpura community into 33 Self Help Groups(SHG’s) in the course of one year. * A comprehensive ground water survey at Rasoolpura was done and the report has been submitted to the Secunderabad Cantonment Board. The project was awarded second prize at Mondialgo Contest. Awareness programmes were also conducted simultaneously for better sanitation. * 15 Health camps conducted, 160 patients per camp As part of its flagship program DnE, BHUMI * Establishing a Wellness Center at Rasoolpura with focus on mothers and children below five as part of BHUMI's Preventive health plan project. * Establishing a Community Library in Rasoolpura, facilitated by BHUMI. * Close to 100 youngsters and school going students benefitted by English speaking and basic Computer classes in Rasoolpura. * Close to 400 babies in the age group of 4-9 months have been assesed for developmental delays using Bayley scales of infant development in Rasoolpura over the last one yr. Babies identified with developmental delays are being regularly given intervention at NIMH. * 2500 youngsters have engaged in the construction of govt school classrooms and toilets in the last 3 yrs as part of Freedom Under Construction event
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1500 (Includes children, youngsters, infants and SHG women)
Geographic areas served: Hyderabad
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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I find that Bhumi is attempting something powerful. Developing leadership at grassroots.. to awaken India. Its early days.. but some results are encouraging. Mujeeb is a Visionary leader who has succeeded in mobilising not only thousands of mentors but also inspired many of us facilitators to contribute. Thereby impacting lives of thousands of 9th and 10th std kids of the slums in Rasoolpura, Hyderabad. I enjoyed working with and contributing to the Bhumi team. It was co-creative. There are multiple openings and possibilities to realise the vision. Bhumi is now focusing on strengthening themselves operationally and financially. I am optimistic that we should be able to pull this off - in which case it will impact the country in a significant way.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

sustaining the body of coaches who work with hundreds of mentors and enthusiasm of the core team. Plus impacting thousands of kids and mentors.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

- ensure greater connectedness amongst people thru at least a monthly communication note - getting on top of the financial challenge - even greater focus on building the core team and coaches.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The authenticity and the passion of the team. The kind of people that it is able to attract and the co-creative energy that we are able to manifest.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

competent, passionate and inspirng.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

bring about profound transformation.

Ways to make it better...

operationally and financially they were better equipped.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

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