Akshara Foundation

Akshara Foundation's mission is to ensure that Every Child is in School and Learning Well. Our work focuses on universalizing primary education. We work both at the primary and pre-primary levels. We work towards our goals through innovative, scalable models.We believe that our generation has a unique opportunity to bridge gaps by bringing equitable access to high-quality, relevant education to all. We emphasize on performance management,technology usage and creating volunteering opportunities.

Akshara Foundation
Akshara Foundation, No. 621, 5th Main Road,
OMBR Layout,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560043
India
+91-80-25429726/27
http://www.akshara.org

Chairman

Mr. Ashok Kamath

Management Team

Gautam John, Vaijayanthi Kurkodi, Shankarnarayan J V, Latha Devi B S, Pavan Nag, Latha Devi, Preethy Rao, Gautam John, K Vaijayanti, JV Shankar Narayan, AC Sridharha, Angelina B, Payal Pruthi, Shuaiba Rahaman, Asha Sharath

Board of Directors

Mohandas Pai, Rekha Menon, Ashok Kamath, Kanchan Bannerjee, Suzanne Singh, Dhirendra R, Commissioner Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike(BBMP)

Project Leaders

Asha Sharath

Mission

Akshara Foundation's mission is to ensure that Every Child is in School and Learning Well. Our work focuses on universalizing primary education. We work both at the primary and pre-primary levels. We work towards our goals through innovative, scalable models.We believe that our generation has a unique opportunity to bridge gaps by bringing equitable access to high-quality, relevant education to all. We emphasize on performance management,technology usage and creating volunteering opportunities.

Programs

We work with 1549 Government-run pre-school centers and 106 independent centers in Bangalore. Our Math Program which brings numeracy skills to children, has benefited over 100,000 children in Bangalore. We have set up 366 libraries in all the 1415 Government Primary schools in Bangalore. Around 6,40,000 books in multiple Indian languages cater to over 195,000 children. We have started Karnataka Learning Partnership to promote database advocacy and disseminate information to stakeholders.

Statistics on Akshara Foundation

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2012: $730,770
  • Other funding sources: 42% Corporate CSR 40.56% Foundations 17.14% Retail (Individual Donors and Events)
  • Religious Affiliation: None
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