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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...
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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...
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PraDigi: A New Way to Engage Children in Learning

Aug 31, 2017


On August 29 in New Delhi, Pratham unveiled its latest innovation, PraDigi. In addition to providing tablets to rural communities, this digital initiative includes a learning app that offers children high-quality, interactive content to improve their basic literacy and numeracy skills, support their subject-specific competencies, and promote their ability to...
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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...
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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....
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Jun 18, 2017

Harvard Course Earns $15,000 Grant for Pratham

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Jun 15, 2017

Pratham Featured in The Economist

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Apr 10, 2017

​A Lifeline for Migrant Youth

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Apr 06, 2017

Pratham and Google.org Collaborate to Democratize Learning

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Mar 17, 2017

Pratham's Week-Long Celebration of Science

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Mar 11, 2017

Business Standard Names Pratham "Social Enterprise of the Year"

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Mar 10, 2017

India Amends the Right to Education Act to Include Learning Outcomes

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Feb 28, 2017

When Schooling Doesn’t Mean Learning by Dr. Rukmini Banerji

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Jan 24, 2017

ASER 2016: India Must Focus on Building Foundational Skills

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Jan 19, 2017

Nirmayan Charity Pro-Am Raises Money for Pratham

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Nov 10, 2016

Pratham Receives CA Technologies Grant to Support Science and Girls' Education Programs

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Oct 19, 2016

Sarva Mangal Family Trust Funds Expansion of Pratham Technology Initiatives

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Oct 17, 2016

ASER 2016 is Underway!

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Oct 11, 2016

Wheels Global Foundation and Pratham Partner to Promote Girls' Education in India

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Sep 21, 2016

NY Tri-State Gala Raises Over $2.6 Million To Eradicate Child Illiteracy In India

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Sep 16, 2016

A People's Movement for Learning

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Jul 21, 2016

Pratham Featured in Brookings Institution Study on Scaling and Learning

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Jun 27, 2016

Manoj Singh Joins Pratham USA Board of Directors

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Jun 09, 2016

Pratham USA Earns Sixth Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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May 25, 2016

Pratham and J-PAL Partner with Jharkhand Government to Improve Learning

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May 15, 2016

Pratham a Key Player in New Delhi’s First Summer Camps

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Mar 15, 2016

What Makes Pratham a Successful Nonprofit?

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Feb 10, 2016

Op-Ed: How Pratham is Challenging Tradition in India

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Jan 31, 2016

Dr. Madhav Chavan Delivers Keynote at India Today School Summit

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