WHO ARE WE?
Pratham is the largest non governmental organisation working to provide quality education to the underprivileged children of India. Pratham was established in 1994 to provide education to the children in the slums of Mumbai city. Since then, the organization has grown both in scope and geographical coverage.
Today we reach out to millions of children living both in rural and urban areas through a range of interventions. The Pratham team comprises of educationists, development professionals, media personnel, corporates, workers, activists, PhDs, MBAs, CAs, civil servants, bankers, corporate professionals, consultants, who all bring their experiences and perspectives to the organsiation and are unified by the common vision of improving the future of our children.
Rotary South Asia Summit Organization Committee Thanks Dr. Madhav Chavan
On behalf of the Rotary South Asia Summit Organization Committee, we wish to thank you for the invaluable contribution you made at the Rotary South Asia Summit on May 4, 2013. From the feedback we’ve received, the program was a great success.
We are grateful for the time you took out of your busy schedule to join us and thank you for sha.....read more...Pratham Featured on PBS NEWSHOUR
In India, Pratham aims to change the perception of school as a solemn enterprise and to offer instead a love of learning to the youngest -- and poorest -- students. Special correspondent of PBS NEWSHOUR, Fred de Sam Lazaro chats with Dr. Madhav Chavan and reports on what is possibly the world's largest campaign to improve remedial education.
Click.....read more...EdTech in the Third World: Distance Learning
In this series on ed tech in the third world, we’ve explored the growth of online and mobile access for third world students, as well as great educational technology tools that connect students to learning. These are excellent advancements for education in developing countries, but there’s another important part of third world ed tec.....read more...Farida Lambay Awarded the Sahyadri Navratna Award by Doordarshan Kendra, Mumbai
The Sahyadri Navratna Awards function hosted by Doordarshan Kendra, Mumbai, on 31st March 2013, was a very proud event for Pratham, with Ms Farida Lambayco-founder - Pratham Education Foundation and founder – Pratham Council for Vulnerable Children, receiving the prestigious award.
In its 12thyear, this award function aims to felicitate.....read more...Positive Disruption: Rukmini Banerji at TEDx, Bangalore
Dr. Rukmini Banerji talks about how greater participation and involvement of parents, schools, government and community in the child's learning process will have a positive result.
Click to Viewread more...Top 100 NGOs' in the world!
We are proud to announce that Pratham has been named one of the 'TOP 100 NGOs' in the world by The Global Journal for a second year in a row.
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read more...WISE Prize for Education awarded to Dr. Madhav Chavan
Dr. Madhav Chavan wins the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Prize for Education awarded on 13th November, 2012. The WISE was launched by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2009 upon the initiative of Qatar Foundation Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. This annual event is an internation.....read more...