Pratham Wins 2018 LUI Che Woo Prize
Aug 24, 2018
Pratham was named a winner of the 2018 LUI Che Woo Prize, a cross-sector innovation prize that recognizes outstanding contributions benefiting humanity. Pratham was unanimously selected in the Positive Energy category, which this year focused on the elimination of illiteracy.
The LUI Che Woo Prize is a relatively new, international award...
Pratham Partnership with Karnataka Yields Promising Results
Aug 28, 2018
A recent article in the Times of India highlights the success of our partnership with the government of Karnataka. Pratham has been working with the state since 2016 to provide supplementary learning assistance to fourth and fifth graders. The program, called Read Karnataka, employs our Teaching at the Right Level...
Ila Paliwal Joins the Pratham USA Board of Directors
Jul 20, 2018
Pratham USA is pleased to announce that artist and philanthropist lla Paliwal has been appointed to our board of directors effective immediately.
A classically trained vocalist and composer, Paliwal has contributed to the popularization of Indian music across the globe. She has performed at renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall...
Pratham Featured in Yale Research Project
Jul 28, 2018
An in-depth case study of Pratham was recently published as part of the Evidence In Practice research project at the Yale School of Management. The aim of the project, conducted over a two-year period, was to better understand the conditions under which rigorous evidence can be effectively integrated into public...
Pratham Featured in SSIR: Earning the Right to Scale
Apr 04, 2018
In an informative article that appeared in the recent issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), authors William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker discuss the difficulties many nonprofits face when attempting to scale up, and the qualities necessary for an organization to expand its impact successfully.
“Earning the Right...
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...