Happy International Women's Day! We are continuously inspired by the incredible, smart, and bold girls and the women who teach and mentor them at The Akanksha Foundation. All of us at the Fund feel so grateful to be able to support them.
A heartwarming story from Akanksha's Late Anantrao Pawar Memorial English Medium School:
"Tasbiha couldn't stop gushing about this beautiful model home that she and her father designed and built together for a science project on Biodiversity.
Tasbiha's father, Rehmatulla, is a fabricator and was overjoyed when his daughter asked for help with a project. Although he has not completed his education through the project he got an opportunity to support his daughter and teach her about his work"
6th grader, Tasbiha Patait, from Late Anantrao Pawar Memorial English Medium School, couldn't stop gushing about this beautiful model home that she and her father designed and built together for a sci...
Are you a young professional in the NYC tri-state area, who is passionate about giving back to India and/or education? If so, we would love to have you join our new Akanksha young professional network. To connect with us, please follow the link and join our community: Akanksha NYC Young Professional's Community
Save the date for our third annual Gala on May 10th! This year we are highlighting Akanksha's impact on children's lives and the ripple effect this has on their families and communities. #akankshagala #nycgala #educateindia
We are proud of Akanksha's girls for pursuing their passion and dreams. Read below about students who are excelling in sports and leadership and breaking glass-ceilings along the way. ... See MoreSee Less
In the past year our girl students kicked up a storm in the field of football, breaking boundaries and stereotypes of every kind.
A few months ago our Mahalaxmi Girls won 2nd place in the Murli Deor...