In 2015, Guestlist4Good (India's First Social Enterprise) united with Magic Bus India Foundation to raise money and awareness for the education of unprivileged children in India, by registering fans on the World's Biggest Guestlist and revolutionising their entertainment experience.
In 2017, Guestlist4Good and Magic Bus are uniting again to bring 100000 children out of poverty by enrolling them in Magic Bus programme.BE THE CHANGE. DONATE NOW
Along with Hardwell's United We Are foundation and Guestlist4Good social enterprise, we provided support to 28,800 children last year.
Magic Bus steers children towards a better life with better awareness, better life skills, and better opportunities, in the journey from childhood to livelihood.
Paving her way towards her dreams
A polio attack early on in life affected her ability to walk around freely. Along with the expectation and pressure from her parents and community to get married early, Asma’s dreams of becoming economically self-reliant faced frequent and difficult hurdles. Find out how Asma pursued her dream despite all odds.Read more
She finds her feet
Sashwati (name changed to protect identity) dreamt of getting an education and a job. But all that was lost when she was married off to an abusive husband at a young age. Her married years went by like a painful blur until one day, after the birth of her child, she decided to move out of her in-laws house and file for divorce. What happened next? Read to find out.Read more
The way to the classroom
At the age of 12, Phoolwanti was out of school and earning Rs.100 for a day’s worth of work as a ragpicker. Her father had died of tuberculosis and there was barely enough money to prepare one meal a day. When Magic Bus staff reached out to her mother to convince her to send Phoolwanti to school, her response was, “"I can't send her to school. If she goes to school how would I feed them?”What happened next? Read to find out.Read more
“I want my community to value women and girls and not to look down upon them, or restrict them from following their heart. I want to resist any effort to deny girls equal rights,” says 16-year-old Priyanka Kumari who lives with her family of six members in Tughlaqabad village in Delhi. Does she get to fulfill her goal? Find out in this story.Read more
From a diffident girl who had no awareness of education or an inclination to study, RituPawa has emerged as a Magic Bus advocate for a girl’s right to education. How did this happen? Read to find out.Read more
An entrepreneur in the making
“At 20, I knew how it felt to lose your dreams to poverty. I had no money to pursue electrical engineering. I tried saving some by doing odd jobs but I still fell short of what I wanted to achieve,” says 22-year-old Shashikant Jaiswal. How to Shashikant regain his strength and belief on his dreams? Read to find out.Read more
Nationally, 30.21% of girls under 18 are married. On the Magic Bus programme, 0% of girls under 18 are married.
Each and every adolescent girl (in the age range 11-16 years) on the programme goes to school. Nationally, 40% girls drop out of school by Class 8 (age 14)