Vidya Poshak believes in partnering with like minded organizations so the impact could be more effective.
Each one of our partners brings a different set of values, priorities, resources and competencies in our association. The challenge of any partnership is to bring these diverse contributions together, linked by a common vision and achieve sustainable development goals.
Avanti Learning Center : www.avanti.in
Avanti was started in 2010 by two friends from IIT Bombay – Krishna Ramkumar and Akshay Saxena with the support of the Pan-IIT alumni organization. Both came from successful corporate careers. The goal was straight-forward – to give every student the opportunity to study at India’s best colleges. In a few years, Avanti has become amongst the most trusted education companies in India with presence in 11 states and more than 20 cities. Avanti is also the only education institute to play a major role in developing education policy at the national level with major work with the governments of Haryana, Delhi and the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Avanti is also the trusted partner for coaching in major PSU and corporate townships including Gujarat Ambuja, JSW Steel, National Fertilizers Limited, GAIL, Narora Atomic Power Corporation among others.
ekLakshya : http://www.eklakshya.com/
ekLakshya is a premier education and training company and has been operating since 2007. We conduct education and training programs in the domains of VLSI and Embedded Systems for Corporates as well as for educational institutions. Our primary goal is to transform the education space through our innovative Holistic Learning methodology. ekLakshya imparts both technical and life skills in all its education and training programs.
Mantra4Change : http://www.mantra4change.com/
Team Mantra4Change, are working in the field of School Transformation. They partner with schools serving under-privileged students for a two year period in order to achieve capacity building of school staffs (Administrative, teaching and non-teaching) and learning outcomes of students.
eVidyaloka : http://www.evidyaloka.org/
eVidyaloka focuses on transforming the education landscape in the rural and remote regions of the India. We strive to achieve this by involving the local communities to own the digital classrooms, inspiring and empowering the volunteers to contribute back, from wherever they are, and by providing standardized lesson plans and teaching aids for a consistent learning experience to the children.
The Sarojini Damodaran Foundation (SDF) emerged from a sense of responsibility towards society. It is this driving force that inspired Kumari Shibulal & S.D. Shibulal to lay the founding stone of SDF in 1999. SDF started off on a small scale, providing scholarships to a few underprivileged students in Alappuzha, Kerala. Today, SDF is a constantly growing entity expanding its reach to various causes including education, cardiac care, pension projects, nutrition, organic farming, arts and culture, in different parts of the country.
Yakshagana Kalaranga, Udupi : http://www.yakshaganakalaranga.org/
Yakshagana Kalaranga is an organization committed to preserving and promoting the coastal Karnataka’s traditional theatre of Yakshagana. Founded in 1975, Yakshagana Kalaranga takes an integral view of the art and artistes and believes that all the activities aimed at preserving Yakshagana for the posterity should be centered around thousands of Yakshagana artistes. Towards this end Yakshagana Kalaranga provides professional and financial support to the artistes besides organizing regular Yakshagana shows, training programmes, seminars and discussions, refresher courses besides launching schemes for the financial and social security of the artistes and their families.
Team Ashakiran consists of like minded individuals having a mission of empowering students from economically backward community through Education. They are operating from Chitradurga district from 2011 onwards.
Dhriti Foundation, Mangalore: http://www.dhrithi.org/
Dhrithi Foundation is a group of volunteers who are interested in supporting the cause of education in a small way as is possible within their capabilities in a small city called Mangalore in south west India.
The Objects of Dhrithi Foundation are: To identify and help students from poor and weaker sections of the society to pursue higher education, To enable the student community to know and to act upon the issues concerning education and career, To provide support to improve the facilities in educational institutions, To support the teaching fraternity in improving their skills and efficiency, To spread among the general public such knowledge and information that would enable them to know their rights and to help them stand up and ask questions.
Friends of Children Trust, Bangalore : http://www.friendsofchildrentrust.org/
FoCh are a team of individuals from various professional backgrounds volunteering together to help economically disadvantaged children pursue their dream of higher education. FoCh have a strong focus on the education of the girl-child and seeing them achieve economic independence is the core element of their vision.
The distinct parameters of FoCh is Personal Mentoring: We have believed and also realised that mentoring students and spending time with them is critical to their progress. Our aim is to be much more than a funding organisation, and therefore we try to provide the students as much personal attention as possible.
Placing need ahead of marks: We have consciously not made marks a criteria for supporting a student, and focussed on the need and inclination. If there are opportunities for higher education, we try to ensure that they are fully utilised by our students, regardless of their scores.
Friends of Children, Pune : http://www.focpune.org
Friends of Children (FoC) is a non – profit trust, working in Maharashtra,providing financial assistance to needy college going youth to complete their higher education. It was founded in 2003 by a group of people with a dream to lend a helping hand to society. The underlying objective was to reach out to deserving youth using education as a medium, helping them grow as strong individuals with an opportunity for a sustainable livelihood.
FoC works in the regions of Pune, Narayangaon, Ale Phata, Junnar, Manchar, Rajgurunagar, Saswad, Someshwarnagar, Ghodegaon and Sangli. Most of the villages surrounding these areas are covered by the sponsorship program. The organization is run by volunteers who have been the backbone of FoC ever since 2003.