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One Billion Literates Foundation

Org #34299
Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2010
year founded
$58,103
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The mission of OBLF is to bring basic English comprehension and Computer skills to children attending the mass schooling system in India, to provide them an equal opportunity to gain meaningful employment on reaching adulthood. The foundation works as a partner to the state government and adopts state run/public elementary schools in India. In a country with a billion plus population about 70% of 200 million children who are in elementary schools attend public schools. Reports have told us year on year about the massive learning deficit in the public schooling system. Some of the issues this system is plagued with are poor content, teacher absenteeism, learning by rote and very poor teac... read more

Projects (3)

Help create a Billion Literates
India / Education
Coping With COVID19
India / Education
Staring at Starvation
India / COVID-19
 
Project Leaders
Anamika Majumder
Anamika Majumder
Ruby Kamdin
Ruby Kamdin
Anish Ramachandran
Anish Ramachandran
Team
Anish Ramachandran, Ruby Kamdin
Organization Information
72 Cunningham Apartments
5 Edward Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560052
India
+91-9632600650
Organization Information
72 Cunningham Apartments
5 Edward Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560052
India
+91-9632600650

Project Reports

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Aug 9, 2020
A New Normal
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Jun 10, 2020
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times
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