Katha is a nonprofit organization that has seamlessly connected grassroots work in education, teacher training, and publishing for 28 years. We thank all of our wonderful partners who continue to make our work sustainable and meaningful. Thank you!
Villgro is India’s social enterprise incubator. Villgro funds, mentors and incubates early-stage, innovation-based social enterprises that impact the lives of India’s poor.
Villgro partnered with Katha and South Delhi Municipal Corporation to support Katha’s School Quality Enhancement (SQEP) Program in 5 government primary schools.
SQEP is a complete school transformation program to bring qualitative positive changes in teaching learning practices.
Here is a list of our previous donors and partners.
Sapient Consulting Pvt. Ltd
Sapient Consulting Pvt. Ltd has partnered with Katha to support Katha School of Entrepreneurship (KSE) with an objective to provide vocational training and employment guidance to the deprived/underserved for their economic and intellectual betterment.
Katha School of Entrepreneurship (KSE) provides innovative vocational, entrepreneurial and leadership training to the children and youth from non literate families and women from the community.
Oracle Katha is proud to be supported by Oracle. The financial support of Oracle for Katha’s I Love Reading initiative has helped Katha spread the joy of reading across 30 MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) schools. With more than 420,000 customers and deployments in more than 145 countries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. For Oracle, corporate citizenship means being responsible not only to their shareholders, but also to their stakeholders—those affected by and with an interest in our activities—including employees, customers, partners, society, and the environment.
BT Changing the I of IT from “Individual” to “Inclusive”. In 2001, BT was looking for a partner in South Asia and fortunately at the same time
Katha was in need of a strong partner for Katha InfoTech and eCommerce School (KITES). The instant understanding between the two organizations made the basis for a an enduring strong alliance of 13 years. Together we have brought IT education and modern skills training to over [9,000] underserved children and community adults, opening up a world of opportunities for them. BT’s support has also enabled our children and teachers to visit UK to interact with educators in London and other cities. BT employees also regularly contribute their time, energy and enthusiasm to working directly with our children at the KITES center. BT also provides essential support to
HDFC Bank Limited
HDFC Bank Limited has partnered with Katha for its KENGA project, which aims to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children by providing them quality English education. This association is supporting more than 400 beneficiaries annually since 2014. Katha English Academy (KENGA) is an innovative English medium education program that benefits underserved children who attend other government/low cost schools. KENGA has been successful in spreading English as a second/third language and equip children with the language skills.
New Zealand High Commission
New Zealand High Commission through its Head of Mission Fund (HOMF) is associated with Katha to promote reading. Support from New Zealand High Commission has helped in creating effective and fun learning places for children, leading to high performance.
Aviva Life Insurance
Aviva Life Insurance Pvt Ltd. is supporting the component of Katha Lab School that provides quality education and all round development for Children with Special Needs (CWSN) and disabled children. ‘Phulwadi’ is dedicated to group of children who have cognitive disability, mental retardation, hearing & speech impairment.
Worldreader is widely recognised as a 501 non-profit organization that delivers e-books to people in the developing world.
Katha in association with Worldreader is promoting pre literacy skills among young children (0-6) by encouraging their parents, teachers and caregivers to read to them through a Reading App mR2C.
Oil and Natural gas Commission –ONGC
Oil and Natural gas Commission (ONGC) is a public sector enterprise, which has a long and cherished tradition practicing Corporate Social Responsibility for the development of underprivileged.
ONGC has partnered with Katha for vocational skill training project for Katha Lab students under Katha School of Entrepreneurship benefiting underprivileged children.
Australian High Commission
Australian High Commission under its Direct Aid Program (DAP) is supporting Katha’s mission of spreading the joy of reading. Through yearly support from DAP, Katha has reached underserved children in schools and communities in geographies of Delhi and Rajasthan.
In an effort to transform the way the world learns, Katha is proud to be the knowledge partner of Ashoka Changemakers and LEGO Foundation in the Re- imagine Learning Challenge. Champions of learning through play will receive a total of $200, 000 and have their innovations presented at the 2015 LEGO Foundation IDEA Conference in Billund, Denmark.