The Akanksha Foundation runs a network of 26 innovative schools in India, in partnership with local municipal corporations to provide free of cost education to children from low-income communities to ensure that ALL children receive a high-quality education, irrespective of their socio-economic backgrounds.
Our vision is to impact 1 million children via excellent government schools.
Our mission to build one of the largest networks of innovative schools that empowers students to maximise their potential + influences systemic reform
Akanksha works in the field of education, initiating school reform through the School Project. The School Project model has been adapted from best practices of high-performing schools around the world and Akanksha’s own extensive experience in education gathered over its 30 years of serving some of the poorest slum communities of Mumbai and Pune. Currently, Akanksha reaches out to nearly 12,000 children through 26 schools in the Indian cities of Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. It also serves its extensive network of over 4000 alumni.