At a glance
While India has made significant progress toward achieving universal primary school enrolment, the quality of education remains a key challenge.
96.7 percent of children ages 6-14 are currently enrolled in a school in rural India; but, the majority of students lack basic literacy and numeracy skills due to the poor quality of education.1
The Quality Education India Development Impact Bond (QEI DIB) is a performance-based model that supports education providers in India to help improve learning outcomes for over 200,000 primary school students in Delhi, Gujarat and Rajasthan. It was developed through partnership between UBS Optimus Foundation, British Asian Trust, and Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.
Our education providers work in government schools and low-fee private schools in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Delhi. All our students are from marginalized communities and migrant families.
Educational Initiatives & Pratham Infotech Foundation is a computer-based adaptive learning platform to close learning gaps, with handholding for teachers on data literacy and assessments in Uttar Pradesh.
Gyan Shala strives to enable disadvantaged children of poor rural areas in urban slums in Gujarat to join the professional class of tomorrow. The organization provides a cost-effective, holistic solution for quality school education, enables children from struggling communities to attain higher levels of learning, and introduces core elements of curriculum-pedagogy in government schools.
Kaivalya Education Foundation works in the field of education in Ahmedabad
(Gujarat) and Mumbai (Maharashtra). Its intervention started in 2008 with the focus to transform the quality of education in public schools by providing leadership training to school principals.
Society for All Round Development is a non-profit organization in New Delhi aimed at increasing the participation of minorities and disadvantaged communities in mainstream development process. The mission is to empower these groups by improving their access to quality education and health service.