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CAMaL Ka Camp: Turning learning into an amazing adventure

Language and math skills are the magic keys that transform a child’s world to one of learning and possibility!
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2023 Pratham Spring Galas: A look back

Springtime brings new beginnings, growth, and hope, and it was during this vibrant season that Pratham hosted its first galas of the year!

The Pratham Houston Gala united Houston’s Indian-American community in support of Pratham’s learning programs. Preity G. Zinta, accomplished actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, was the evening’s guest speaker and left attendees inspired. Pratham’s commitment to addressing learning loss during the pandemic was emphasized by Annu Rao Naik, President of the Pratham Houston chapter, and the audience was urged to...
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Dr. Lav Kapadia and Mr. Suman Chepuri to co-lead the Pratham Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter

We are honored to announce the appointment of Dr. Lav Kapadia and Mr. Suman Chepuri as Co-Presidents of the Pratham Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Board.

Dr. Lav Kapadia is a board-certified Otolaryngologist. He joined the Pratham DFW Board in 2003 and has served as the DFW Board President for several years. He is supported by his wife, Manisha Kapadia, who has led successful DFW Readathon campaigns and helped spur community engagement.

Mr. Suman Chepuri has supported Pratham for over a decade and...
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Pratham selected to receive funding from Google.org Impact Challenge for Women & Girls

Pratham Education Foundation has been selected as one of the 34 initiatives worldwide to receive funding support from the Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls.

The Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls commits $25 million to fund organizations creating pathways to prosperity for women and girls. Over 7,800 applications were submitted by organizations from across the world and were reviewed by a panel of experts from several sectors, after which 34 initiatives were chosen.

Pratham will receive USD$1 million in...
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Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji awarded the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development

Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji has been awarded the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development – the world’s highest education accolade – for her work in improving learning outcomes.

The Yidan Prize is an inclusive education award that recognizes individuals or teams who have contributed significantly to the theory and practice of education. It consists of two prizes, working in harmony: the Yidan Prize for Education Research and the Yidan Prize for Education Development. Professor Eric A. Hanushek, Paul and Jean...
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Suman Chepuri
Dr. Lav Kapadia

Advisory Board
Hemakshi Desai
Dr. Manish Dhawan
Anupa Goyal
Shridhar Mittal
Paul Pandian
Ashok Patel
Yogi Patel
Dr. Leena Shroff
Dr. Nick Shroff
Om Singla
Hasmukh Vankawala

Executive Board
Atul Barve
Dr. Nikhil Bhayani
Sonali Chaturvedi
Suman Chepuri
Rachna Dhir
Sumeet Jaisinghani
Dr. Lav Kapadia
Dr. Rohini Mehta
Shabnam Modgil
Ron Parikh
Nick Punyamurthy
Mahesh Vankawala

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