I-Saksham

I-Saksham

Founders: Shravan Jha, Ravi Dhanuka and Aditya Tyagi Background: Work experience in Management and Computer Applications; 27 years of combined experience in social sector; Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows I-Saksham aims to provide quality education to children in backward areas through community youth educators and using technology as the main facilitator. Learn more: i-saksham.org The Solution I-Saksham is focused on creating large-scale sustainable change in the education eco-system in remote and backward areas through providing a 2-year fellowship program for young women from marginalized sections of the society. These women become community edu-leaders, acting as social agents of change and empowering children through education. They teach in government schools, with the aid of digital technology for 2 hours daily as a fellow volunteer and work to enhance community participation and ownership in the educational outcomes of children. Areas of Focus: Education, community development Geographical Reach: Bihar Impact:*
  • 100 community edu-leaders enabled
  • 2500 children impacted across 100 villages
  • 25 government schools and 50 community learning centres touched
  • 1000 youth trained under NSDC