Pratham Releases ASER 2017: Beyond Basics
Jan 19, 2018
On January 18, 2018, Pratham released the 12th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER). The comprehensive report examines the status of learning in rural communities, where most of the nation’s poor reside. In contrast to previous years, which have focused on children aged 3 to 16, this year’s report, called...
Pratham USA Wins Newman's Own Foundation Holiday Challenge
Jan 12, 2018
Thank you to everyone who supported us!
Pratham USA is the winner of the Newman’s Own Foundation Holiday Challenge. Your generosity helped us raise over $900,000, and as a result, we will receive an additional $197,500 in prize money from the Newman’s Own Foundation to support Pratham education programs across India.
Pratham Recognized by Stanford Social Innovation Review
Oct 11, 2017
The Stanford Social Innovation Review recently acknowledged Pratham in an article examining how India’s social innovators extend their reach.
In “The Denominator Mind-set for Scaling Social Change,” Soumitra Pandey, Rohit Menezes and Swati Ganeti put forth the premise that social change can be thought of in terms of a fraction. The...
The Future is in Their Hands
Sep 14, 2017
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report. It is a snapshot of Pratham’s activities over the past year which demonstrates the vision of our leadership and the strength of our volunteers.
In addition to providing an update on our existing programs, the report contains news about...
Pratham USA Earns Seventh Consecutive Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating
Jun 08, 2017
Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, has awarded Pratham USA a seventh consecutive four-star rating.
The core components that define the ranking—financial health and accountability and transparency—are determined by 24 metrics focusing on governance and ethical practices. Pratham USA obtained an overall score of 96.46, having spent the majority of our...
Pratham Co-Founder and President Receives Teachers College Medal
May 30, 2017
Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder and president of Pratham, received the Medal for Distinguished Achievement from Teachers College, Columbia University, on May 16 during its Master’s Convocation ceremonies. Each year, the Medal is awarded to individuals whose extraordinary contributions in education and human development have benefited society.
In his acceptance speech, Dr....