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Pratham’s programs are all driven by our simple, singular mission of "Every child in school and learning well."
Our programs all originate from specific needs in education. We search for low cost solutions that rely on partnerships and our vast volunteer base. And when our programs are successful, such as the ones listed below, we scale them up and apply them elsewhere.
This survey of reading and arithmetic levels of 704,000 Indian children is unlike any ever undertaken in India. Read more.
Pratham’s innovative, adaptive preschool program helps kids at the critical first stage of learning using an innovative, adaptive community-based model. Read more.
Our school-based computer labs draw over 90,000 kids where we teach kids technologies that help them get ahead. Read more.
ECCE trains educators from the private and nonprofit sectors early childhood care and education. Read more.
This aggressive course teaches children the English basics and prepares India’s next generation for the global marketplace. Read more.
Pratham’s three classes address fundamental needs. Shishuvachan classes supplement kids’ pre-school educations. Learn to Read classes help the kids who are seriously behind, and Read to Learn gets lagging kids ready for mainstream schools. Read more.
Pratham works with what communities have to set up libraries. Pratham libraries are a fun hub of activity for kids that reinforce what children learn at school and in Pratham classes. Read more.
PCVC is a force in ending child abuse in India. Its goals are rescuing child laborers, rehabilitating them and raising awareness of the problem of child labor. Read more.
We publish affordable, high quality books for children in multiple Indian languages. This program supports our many literacy programs by providing low cost books that are accessible to children. Read more.
Read India is the premier program for teaching underprivileged kids the fundamentals. It’s a country-wide campaign that’s already producing impressive results. Read more.
In India, many kids never get a chance to apply their intelligence and move up. Our scholarship program helps elementary school kids get to the next level. Read more.
Already this program is creating a measurable workforce by teaching skills that help India’s youth find jobs and by connecting them to prestigious employers through a unique partnership program. Read more.