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Akanksha Foundation

Last Updated on April 30, 2019

Operation in state

  • Maharashtra

Thematic Areas

  • Community Development
  • Education and Employment

Tax Compliance Eligibility

  • 80G (for 50% tax benefits)
  • 12 A (Tax exemption for NGO income)

Akanksha Foundation

Verified Organization

Established In 1991

Voltas House ‘C’, T B kadam Marg , Chinchpokli , Mumbai , Maharashtra , 400033

About the organization

The Akanksha Foundation was started in 1990 with a simple idea - To deliver a high quality education to each child, no matter his or her background.

The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to impact the lives of children from low-income communities, enabling them to maximize their potential and transform their lives. Akanksha works primarily in the field of education, addressing non-formal education through the Akanksha center and also formal education by initiating school reform.

Since 1991, Akanksha has grown from an organisation of student volunteers to a professional institution with over 700 staff, teachers and volunteers with a mission to provide educational opportunities to less privileged children.

Currently, Akanksha reaches out to over 5000 children through two models: the after-school center model and the school project. Akanksha has 8 centers and 16 schools between Mumbai and Pune. Through the centers, a commitment is made to support each child by providing a strong educational foundation, good time, self-esteem and values, and to help them plan how they can earn a steady livelihood as a step towards improving their standard of living. The School Project is a venture to open high-quality schools serving children from low-income communities in Mumbai and Pune. These schools are in partnership with local municipalities, with the vision of creating small clusters of model schools in these cities that can be used to impact the mainstream education system.

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Chief Functionary

Name :  
Saurabh Taneja
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Name :  
Chitra Pandit
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Director - Development and Communication
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Project Detail of Organization

The School Project
Project Type: Government
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