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DOWNTOWN RESIDENT: Educating through sports

DNMUM294217 | 12/27/2013 | Author : Bhanu Pratap Panwar | WC :553 | Sports

We caught up with Ashok Rathod who makes a difference through football
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The Oscar foundation is an NGO that has adopted a unique approach of teaching the importance of education to underprivileged boys and girls through football coaching. Their mission and objective is to use sports to teach life skills and positive values and enable active citizenship. The organisation seeks to make the youth and the children aware of their rights as well as their responsibilities within the society. They not only support the youth and children to help them continue their education but also to make them well-rounded citizens.
Ashok Rathod, the director and the founder of the Oscar foundation, is the man behind it. He grew up seeing a lot of his school friends drop out from school, class four onwards, and get addicted
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