Category: Education

  • Ayang Trust: an education NGO empowering children on the sinking Majuli Island

    Ayang Trust: an education NGO empowering children on the sinking Majuli Island

    FOR tribal children in Majuli Island, education is an empowering tool. The river island is around one-third the size that it used to be and, due to river erosion, is in danger of disappearing from the Earth. In addition to shrinking land, futures are bleak for people on Majuli Island as the island’s major occupations…

  • Pratham Books: an NGO in Bangalore for education empowerment

    Pratham Books: an NGO in Bangalore for education empowerment

    PRATHAM Books is a creative and innovative NGO in Bangalore for education that stands at the forefront of children’s literacy and education in India. Established in 2004 with a visionary goal, the organization has been unwavering in its commitment to placing a book in every child’s hand. With a focus on creating, illustrating and publishing…

  • Here are 5 ways an education NGO can help children

    Here are 5 ways an education NGO can help children

    AN education NGO plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of its citizens. India has one of the largest education systems in the world. However, there are numerous challenges that hinder the access and quality of education for many children, particularly those in marginalized communities. Education NGOs have emerged as pillars that work tirelessly…

  • BREADS: an NGO in Bangalore that empowers underprivileged children through education

    BREADS: an NGO in Bangalore that empowers underprivileged children through education

    IN Bangalore, where technological advancements and economic prosperity often take center stage, there lies a silent struggle that often goes unnoticed – the plight of children from the slums and settlement areas who are denied the basic right to education. Bangalore Rural Educational and Development Society (BREADS) is an NGO in Bangalore that was founded…

  • Let’s send girls back to the classroom with Mission: Every Girl in School!

    Let’s send girls back to the classroom with Mission: Every Girl in School!

    EDUCATION is a powerful catalyst for societal change and its transformative impact is particularly profound when it comes to empowering girls. In India, the confluence of International Day of Education and National Girl Child Day marks a crucial juncture to reflect on the state of girls’ education, the challenges they face and the avenues through…

  • International Day of Education and the pursuit of knowledge in India

    International Day of Education and the pursuit of knowledge in India

    EDUCATION is the cornerstone of progress and development in any society in the world. Recognizing its pivotal role, the United Nations declared January 24 as International Day of Education. This day serves as a global celebration of the importance of education and its transformative power. In this blog, we will delve into the history and…

  • Prem Seva Mahila Mandal: an NGO rescuing children from brick kilns

    Prem Seva Mahila Mandal: an NGO rescuing children from brick kilns

    AN NGO is pursuing a noble and heartbreaking mission: rescuing children from brick kilns and giving them a better future through education and nutrition. Prem Seva Mahila Mandal is an NGO in Maharashtra that was founded by Stella Morais and is working tirelessly to combat the severe malnutrition afflicting tribal children in the brick kilns.…

  • Team Everest: an education NGO transforming lives through the ‘I am the Change’ scholarship

    Team Everest: an education NGO transforming lives through the ‘I am the Change’ scholarship

    IN a world where education can be a game changer for the masses, an education NGO named Team Everest is making a significant impact on the lives of countless students. Over the past seven years, Team Everest has sponsored the education of 2,500 children through their scholarships. Now, in 2023, the education NGO aims to…

  • Samaritan Help Mission: an NGO for children in the slums of Kolkata

    Samaritan Help Mission: an NGO for children in the slums of Kolkata

    SAMARITAN Help Mission is an NGO for children in the heart of the sprawling slums of Tikiapara in Kolkata. Here, the struggle for survival is a daily battle. Mamoon Akhtar, a former victim of poverty-driven school expulsion, stands as a guiding light for thousands of children from the slums. His journey from a slum dweller…

  • How this NGO for children reduces hunger and illiteracy: Ajit Foundation and their urgent call for support

    How this NGO for children reduces hunger and illiteracy: Ajit Foundation and their urgent call for support

    IN a world often marred by hardships, a glimmer of hope shines through the selfless dedication of Vinaya and Mahesh Nimbalkar, the founders of an NGO for children called Ajit Foundation. Over a decade ago, their hearts were moved by the plight of underprivileged children, prompting them to establish an NGO for children to be…

  • How an education NGO empowers students on Majuli Island through The Hummingbird School

    How an education NGO empowers students on Majuli Island through The Hummingbird School

    AYANG Trust is an education NGO that reaches out to the children of tribal families living on Majuli Island to provide education access and a stronger future. Majuli Island is situated in the Brahmaputra River in northeastern India and faces a looming crisis. The island is rapidly shrinking due to erosion, leading to immense struggles…

  • Mission: Every Girl in School aims to transform lives through education

    Mission: Every Girl in School aims to transform lives through education

    EDUCATION is a fundamental right that opens doors to a brighter future, yet for many girls in impoverished and illiterate families in India, this right is often denied. By the time these girls reach adolescence, a staggering 40% find themselves out of school, relegated to household chores instead of pursuing an education. Mission: Every Girl…

  • Christel House India: an education NGO breaking the cycle of poverty

    Christel House India: an education NGO breaking the cycle of poverty

    AN education NGO in India is making great strides in a world marked by stark economic disparities. In such a world, quality education has long been hailed as the great equalizer, a means to break the chains of poverty and pave the way for a brighter future. In Bengaluru, an education NGO named Christel House…

  • The Role of NGOs in implementing the Right to Education Act

    The Role of NGOs in implementing the Right to Education Act

    “EDUCATION is the most powerful weapon that can change the world.” These words by Nelson Mandela underscore education’s critical role in transforming societies and individuals. The path to progress in India is intrinsically tied to providing quality education for all. Despite the remarkable strides the nation has made since gaining independence, India continues to grapple…

  • Bhumi: an NGO in Chennai transforming lives through education and civic volunteering

    Bhumi: an NGO in Chennai transforming lives through education and civic volunteering

    IN a world where education is often taken for granted, an NGO in Chennai is working to make sure that millions of underprivileged children in India do not face a bleak future due to a lack of access to quality education. Bhumi recognized this pressing issue and made it their mission to provide children with…

  • Idea Foundation: an NGO in Pune empowering lives through education

    Idea Foundation: an NGO in Pune empowering lives through education

    IDEA Foundation is an NGO in Pune that serves the underprivileged, tribal and migrant children and women in India. Founded in 2002 with the vision of creating a just society where every individual has access to equal opportunities, Idea Foundation has dedicated itself to addressing the challenges faced by marginalized communities, particularly in the realms…

  • Educate Girls: an NGO in Mumbai empowering girls through education

    Educate Girls: an NGO in Mumbai empowering girls through education

    EDUCATE Girls is an NGO in Mumbai that works to transform communities by ensuring that girls have access to an education. In a world that is constantly evolving, where education is often considered a fundamental right, it is disheartening to know that millions of girls in India are still deprived of this basic necessity. This…

  • Learning Curve Life Skills Foundation: an NGO in Hyderabad that nurtures emotional intelligence

    Learning Curve Life Skills Foundation: an NGO in Hyderabad that nurtures emotional intelligence

    LEARNING Curve Life Skills Foundation is an NGO in Hyderabad has been effectively working towards a noble goal since its establishment in 2016. This organization is dedicated to the social and emotional development of children aged between 5 and 15 years. Through its innovative teacher transformation program, age-graded Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and active…

  • World Teachers’ Day: 5 NGOs to support

    World Teachers’ Day: 5 NGOs to support

    THE quote above by Guy Kawasaki emphasizes the crucial role teachers have in shaping who children will grow up to become. World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on October 5th in many parts of the world to celebrate teachers. Established by UNESCO and celebrated since 1994, World Teachers’ Day is an opportunity to go beyond celebrating…

  • Isha Education: empowering rural India through quality education

    Isha Education: empowering rural India through quality education

    ORGANIZATIONS like Isha Education play a pivotal role in reshaping the future of underprivileged children. Founded in 2005 and based in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Isha Vidhya’s flagship project, Isha Education, is a testament to its unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education to rural children who are often left behind by the conventional system. This…

  • Blended learning in India: a catalyst for education transformation

    Blended learning in India: a catalyst for education transformation

    BLENDED learning is a modern educational approach that combines traditional classroom teaching with online resources and digital tools to create a dynamic and effective learning experience. This pedagogical method has gained significant traction worldwide, including in India, where it has been reshaping the education landscape. The COVID-19 pandemic served as a catalyst for the adoption…

  • What is World Teachers’ Day?

    What is World Teachers’ Day?

    EVERY year, on October 5th, the world comes together to celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day dedicated to honoring the dedicated educators who play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our society. This day offers an opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate the profound impact that teachers have on the lives of students and…

  • What is the Right to Education Act or RTE in India?

    What is the Right to Education Act or RTE in India?

    THE Right to Education Act or RTE, also known as the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, stands as a landmark piece of legislation in India. Enacted with the objective of ensuring every child’s access to quality education, it has transformed the educational landscape of the nation. This article delves into…

  • Satya Special School: polishing hidden potential in children with disabilities

    Satya Special School: polishing hidden potential in children with disabilities

    IN 2003, a heart-wrenching incident left Chitra Shah who was then volunteering at a hospital, shell shocked. It was the sight of a 13-year-old differently-abled girl, shackled and confined to a chair, in a dimly lit room while her mother, a daily wage labourer, toiled to support the family. This tragedy, however, was not an…

  • 5 education NGOs to support this Teacher’s Day

    5 education NGOs to support this Teacher’s Day

    TEACHER’S Day in India is a momentous occasion celebrated annually on September 5th to honor the contributions of teachers in shaping the future of the nation. This date is particularly significant as it marks the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a renowned philosopher and the second President of India, who was a staunch advocate…