Join us in our determination to educate female survivors of violence,
acid attack and trafficking. We want to help bring these women back
to life and together we can make it happen!
"My life has completely transformed since my training with Beyond Skin Foundation. I am now skilled, have my surgery in the USA arranged and feel more confident that i ever thought possible."
Acid Survivor From Chennai, India
The Beyond Skin Foundation is educating,
mentoring and inspiring survivors to create a
life they love.
Using digital and in-person education to train world-class vocational skills.
Beyond Digital Academy
Education through technology is changing the world. The Beyond Digital Academy allows our students to access a platform where they study not only their chosen course but also get access to their support mentor.LEARN MORE
Beyond Dream Camp
This is where our students join us in person for a unique model of highly intensive training. This training is taught by experts in Industry and over a period of 4 weeks, students learn and perfect their chosen craft.LEARN MORE
India is our home and we love her. Deeply. Our survivors come from all over India and our aim is to transform the lives of thousands of survivors over the next three years.
Teaching vocational skills in a country dedicated to pure mastery in creativity & design is inspiring every day.
Re-invention is part of daily life in India and our chosen home of Mumbai is the best city in the world to create, educate and overcome. Additionally we also carry our courses in Rajasthan & Kolkata.
Our friends and supporters we have come to know in India are now our brothers and sisters, joined in the mission to help create something truly extraordinary together.
We End The Cycle Of Violence & Poverty For Our Students
We provide education, support and mentorship along with our volunteers to survivors of acid attacks and trafficking in India. Creating transformational change and true independence for both them and future generations.LEARN MORE
DID YOU KNOW?
1 Women In India Is Attacked Every Day With Acid
OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES REQUIRE VOCATIONAL TRAINING
Acid Victims Attempt Suicide Multiple Times. This Is More Than Any Other Victimized Demographic
TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Your support in becoming a volunteer helps to change the cycle of poverty and will fulfil you in a way you will remember for the rest of your life.
Our volunteers each raise $2,500. This supports the foundation and the women to ensure that they receive the best in training, safety and care during and after their training.
With the funds raised we're able to support our students on a life changing education journey...
OUR STUDENT JOURNEY
“ Lola Is Someone Who Runs Beyond Skin From The Bottom Of Her Heart. What We Respect Is How She Runs It. Transparency, No Judgement And So Genuine. From Training And Working With Women In Slums To Training Acid Survivors And Women Who Have Come From The Worst Circumstances Imaginable. They Love Her And No Matter How Enormous The Task Is, Lola Has The Faith And Belief That There Is Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel. Lots Of Ngos Give Up, But Lola Is Persistent And Knows That One Woman At A Time Is All It Takes To Help Change The World. ”
Vineet Dinghra - Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
“ Volunteering With Beyond Skin Brought More Joy To Me Than I Could Have Ever Imagined. Teaching Survivors Has Been A Truly Life Changing Journey That I Will Forever Be Grateful For. You're Lucky If You Get To Volunteer With Beyond Skin! ”
SNE Aribam Sharma - Celebrity Make-Up Artist Kolkata Inida
“ I Have Watched Lola For Many Years Working Her Magic In India. From Teaching Our School Children English And Play Therapy To Her Work With Women In Need. Acid Survivors Are A Section Of Our Society That Get Forgotten. Not By Lola Though! She Has Committed Her Life To Helping Others And It Has Been My Honour To Watch Her Over All These Years. She Is A Miracle Worker In Her Own Way And Doesn't Even Know It. We Will Forever Support Lola And Beyond Skin Foundation In Their Efforts In India. ”
Devender Kachawa - School Principal Chitardai Primary Schools, Rajastan
Our Tribe Members
Our team is led by our values and our mission... through a passion that is unwavering. Our desire to inspire fuels our team to help change lives in every moment we can. The team at Beyond Skin lead our cause through courage, transparency, LOVE... and a whole lotta laughter.
LOLA O' NEILL
CHIEF LOVE WARRIOR
ANNE O' NEILL
CHIEF LOVE WARRIOR
MADE POSSIBLE BY
LA is a global leader in Fashion and Entrepreneurship training courses. LA has supported Beyond Skin from the very start of its journey.
Students and Lecturers from the LA Group have enjoyed experiences of a lifetime as volunteers in India through the Beyond Skin volunteer initiative.
SPECIAL THANKS TO James Layfield
Beyond Skin Foundation owes a special thanks to James Layfield, who has been our supporter since the start. He brings love, support & dignity wherever he goes, for which we are forever grateful.
BEYOND SKIN FOUNDATION'S MISSION
Our mission is to provide a world-class vocational skills education combined with training and support on becoming truly independent. We are obsessed with teaching survivors how to change their life, one that is not dictated by their circumstances. We believe that every survivor has a right to transformation & re-invention.
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