Loop Education Foundation
LOOP Education Foundation was started in 2016 with a focus on empowering direct stakeholders (Teachers and School Leaders) in low-cost schools in Hyderabad. Through their solution, they want to empower the schools and its stakeholders to take ownership of their development. They work on school transformation through a cluster-based approach and empower schools to provide an excellent education through the power of collective action. They believe that this will lead to a lasting impact on the lives of children.
Vidhya Vidhai is a not for profit organization founded in June 2017 with a vision “To create an egalitarian society through education”, where the place of birth of a child would not dictate the opportunities s/he gets in life. “Vidhya Vidhai” is a Tamil phrase that means ‘Seed for Education’. This organization aims to bridge the gap between the resourced and under-resourced schools.
Simple Education Foundation
Simple Education Foundation (SEF) is a not for profit organization that’s based out of Delhi. It was started by a group of Teach for India alumni, with this belief that every child deserves to get an excellent education. They work to design & implement holistic learning models that aim to transform and strengthen the public schools from within.
The core problem that Samarthya address is that children are not learning in government schools due to reasons such as poor infrastructure, teacher absenteeism, corrupt management etc. Their mission is to foster parent leadership in communities which will help children access their rights and improve their learning. They do this by equipping SMC (School Management Committees) parent members with the knowledge and skills required to perform their duties as mandated by Section 21 of the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE). They are currently working with 238 parent members of 14 SMCs in 4 communities across East and West Delhi.
i-Saksham builds local youth as community tutors cum entrepreneurs called ‘Saksham-Mitras’. It trains and provides them with capabilities and resources to empower their community through education and awareness while earning a livelihood for themselves. i-Saksham identifies motivated youth, trains them in details of pedagogy, digital tools, and English and guides them to deliver quality learning.