Going to School Fund

Going to School creates design-driven stories to teach India's poorest children skills at school. We're an award-winning nonprofit trust with a 10-year track record of inspiring millions of children in India to stay in school, learn skills, use their education to transform their lives and create their own opportunities. Our journey began in 2003 when we created Going to School in India, a children's book that tells 25 stories of what school can be, from going to school in a tent in a desert to going to school in the dark with solar lanterns. We made the book into a pioneering TV series that aired on India's leading television networks reaching 65 million children. Our next series, Girl Stars...

Playing skills games is fun!

Playing skills games is fun!
Photo from Progress Report 'Be! Skills for 30,000 children in school!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Teachers in Bihar playing skills games

Teachers in Bihar playing skills games
Photo from Progress Report 'Be! Skills for 30,000 children in school!' (view small | med | large | orig)

My Secondhand Shoes

My Secondhand Shoes
Be! Book - Entrepreneurial Skill - Marketing, Market Research and Advertising Mishti is a young woman from the slum who sees how many people from her community don't have proper shoes, or any shoes at all. She starts a second-hand shoe business to fill this gap. But how do you sell old shoes? Mishti realizes that it's all about marketing-understanding your market, setting the right price, packaging, presentation and advertising. (view small | med | large | orig)

Seher's Bolt of Lightning Business

Seher's Bolt of Lightning Business
Be! Book Seher brings light to her slum when she starts an enterprise of renting solar lanterns to street vendors and homes in her neighbourhood, thereby solving the problem of lack of electricity and dependence on kerosene. Through her journey she battles the system and a corrupt slum lord before finally succeeding. (view small | med | large | orig)

My Family Tree

My Family Tree
Be! Book - Entrepreneurial Skill - Establishes that though entrepreneurs seem 'new', they go back generations; even in your family tree. Young Seema wants a swing and pesters her grandmother for one. But instead her grandmother tells her a story of all the people in her family and the wonderful, entrepreneurial things they have done. Inspired, Seema figures out a way to make her own swing. (view small | med | large | orig)

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