A new grant provides funding for technology initiative to strengthen learning outcomes of children in rural India
Pratham USA has been awarded a $3.1 million grant from Google.org to strengthen our technology initiative aimed at making quality education more accessible by creating cooperative learning environments that foster children’s curiosity and improve their learning outcomes.
Studies show that in India, even after several years of attending school, roughly half of all fifth graders can’t read a second-grade text or perform a two-digit subtraction...
Pratham Seattle raised over $300,000 at its annual gala on September 10, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, which featured locally sourced American fare as well as inspired Indian cuisine from Masala of India and timeless Bollywood tunes spun by DJ Kapil.
University of Washington Law School Professor and Co-President, Secretary and Director at RPX Research Inc Randi Hedin attended as a special guest. Having recently visited India and Pratham, Randi shared her impressions of a Pratham camp, vividly describing watching...
Pratham USA is pleased announced a two-year commitment from the Sarva Mangal Family Trust to support the expansion of technology initiatives aimed at assisting Indian middle schoolers (ages 10-14) and young adults (ages 18-30).
Over the past 12 months, we have been experimenting with the use of tablet technology as a way to deliver our educational content to economically disadvantaged children with the primary objective of inspiring and engaging them through self-directed learning.
Pratham Seattle has launched a young professionals group to engage with and foster emerging professionals from the community.
An informal launch party was held on Thursday, June 23 at Cactus in South Lake Union to introduce Pratham to the close to two dozen young professionals, many from Microsoft and Amazon, who had expressed interest in the organization and a desire to make a meaningful difference through education.
A team from Pratham India visited the Seattle chapter in March to share the latest developments from their work in the field. Team members included head of content and training, Usha Rane; content developer and program head, Meera Tendolkar; and co-lead of the Monitoring, Measurement and Evaluation (MME) unit, Varun Limaye.