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October 23, 2009

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October 23, 2009

i am very happy to be the part of katalyst.... my experience was good....and i like the coatching which we had in our classes...i like aptitude classes and life skill classes....

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really it is great oppertunity we can say this is helping a lot..this oraganisation helping for academics and also for non technical skills like campus interview and lifeskil programing...

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Ways to make it better...

we can have some more classes on communication skill...........

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 22, 2009

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October 22, 2009

I am a part of Katalyst [Pune] program for last two years.Katalyst helped me financially as well as improved my communicating skills through different workshops. I joined various English spoken classes,personality development courses through Katalyst which is the reason that today I am a confident girl and I have stage daring.Through this program we got to know many persons from different industries who are working as mentors for some of us which is really a encouraging thing. I am very happy that I am a part of this innovative program.

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

We had workshop by people from Bangalore in Pune about Mock Interview,Vedic Maths,etc.for three days which we 25 girls enjoyed a lot.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 21, 2009

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October 21, 2009

Katatlyst is one of the greatest organisation in the country.It has been doing innumerable quality programs for the sake of students educational welfare.It helps identify talented girls from underprivileged communities and gives them a chance of good life through education, personality development and life skills by enhancing their employability by supporting their higher and professional education.I have been part of this programme since 1 year and I can find myself as a confident girl and can do my studies without taking any other echonomical burdons. THANKS TO KATALYST.

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

Are very good at heart.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 21, 2009

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October 21, 2009

Katalyst is not just a scholarship program. It works towards empowering under privileged girls to become mature, successful individuals in their fields. It focuses on the individual as a whole. It organises several soft skills training (communication skills) and educational training (plant visits) programs. Additionally, each student has a Mentor, someone who can guide the student in various walks of life. Students get to interact & receive support and guidance from individuals outside their communities and have an exposure to a new set of experiences and perspectives. Katalyst also serves as a channel for Mentors to contribute to the society. Katalyst provides assistance in personality development and career guidance. The Katalyst team takes personal interest in each student and have a very transparent and fair process.

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

I can see the change that it has made to the students

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

Is that I have a direct involvement.

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

Excellent !. All are personally invoved and very dedicated. Take lot of pains to ensure that students benefits in every possible way !

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

Help more students.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 21, 2009

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October 21, 2009

I am involved as a volunteer and have been very happy with their selection of students to whom they have to provide benefits. I am also happy with the fact that they are helping disadvantaged women students with overall development. They also regularly follow up to ensure that volunteers put in the required amount of effort and the efforts are bearing fruit.

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

Very friendly, sincere and committed to their cause

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 20, 2009

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October 20, 2009

Katalyst (initiative of Third Sector Partners) follows a really strong result-oriented approach which is what sets them apart. They are constantly assessing their impact and looking for ways to improve their effectiveness. This philosophy goes into every little activity which is what makes the difference. They are very focussed on their effort and really strive to make a difference to the long term lives of the people they work with.

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

the way they follow up each activity and assess its effectiveness.

Ways to make it better...

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

increase its size of program.

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

their clear focus of intervention, willingness to improve, transparency.

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

enthusiastic and really believed that their effort could make a difference.

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

increase the number of students in their program across more cities.

Ways to make it better...

there could be more coordination between all the volunteers.

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

increasing its scale and constantly making sure its interventions are effective.

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

need to consider the next level of their growth.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 20, 2009

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October 20, 2009

Katalyst has a clear vision of supporting girl students who really want to achieve great in their life. The concept of giving every student a mentor is not only unique, but also shows the involvement of Katalyst Organization, in helping the students to develop better lifeskills. Monetary benefit the student gets is the least of the importance when compared to other benefits given by Katalyst, that helps in development development of their carrier and life, activities such as placement training, mentoring, counselling, academic support and the list goes on...

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

Getting the students from a economically deprived class and academically excelling category.

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

The interest and involvement shown by the staff, brings in lot of positive vibes in the students as well.

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

It would get all the deserving "girl" students who can make a difference

Ways to make it better...

There would be no restriction on "gender", as in they support only "girl" students.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 20, 2009

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October 20, 2009

Katalyst has given me an opportunity to do my bit for the people at the bottom of the pyramid. By becoming a Mentor and guiding individuals not only on the educational front but on the awareness front has shown me that there are a lot of information that we assume that all should have -but its not true. There are still a huge community of people who by virtue of their education are rising up but only in the education/good grades side, but what about the vast area of smartness? Common sense? These do not come by just going to a good college. These come by being aware. And that is what I am doing along with Katalyst. We're making individuals with not only good grades but also with a smarter mind. We're making individuals who'd use their heads to understand what is right and wrong. We're making individuals who'd be smart and behave responsibly. Thanks to Katalyst -we're making it a possibilty. We're making a difference to the society.

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

They make you take the path what you feel is correct. The first level of interaction ensures that we're the right person for the job -mentoring. Once that is done we're upto ourselves as to what is our plan to take the mentee on the right direction.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 20, 2009

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October 20, 2009

The motive and the rigour with which they conduct the search both for mentees and mentors is commendable. I only have pwords of praise for them

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

Being a mentor to a student.

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

make them bigger and in mny more cities

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

interacting with the mentee and my contact at the organisation

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

fantastic, awesome

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

grow big

Ways to make it better...

more software technology is utilised to keep a record of our meetings

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

how to grow big?

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

it is very well thought out approach and very focused

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 20, 2009

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October 20, 2009

I have been associated with Katalyst for more than 8 months now as a trainer for their placement training course. What's unique about Katalyst is that it brings a different perspective when it comes to uplifting the girl child. Their passion to support the most needy of all with the best of everything really stands out amongst them. They always extend a helping hand for those who seemed to have lost hope and are in desperate need of aid and support. My association with Katalyst has been enriched with moments of joy and satisfaction. May this organization scale further heights and achieve more success than ever before!!!

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

Zeal and passion to give the best to all its students.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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