Abhyudaya is a year-long program through which the first year MBA students at the S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) mentor underprivileged children in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation schools of Mumbai’s K-West Ward.
Implementation Dates: June 2012-May 2015
Description: The mentoring program aims to address urban poverty and foster social responsibility and character development through experiential learning among business school students. GMAC will fund the educational components of the program, which will be mandatory for all MBA candidates.
i2i Challenge Ideas Being Implemented:
Progress Update November 2012: Tackling Urban Poverty through Mentoring
New mentor orientation and training has been completed and, to date, 229 mentors have visited 2,500 mentees in their households. Hear from Professor Rukaiya Joshi.