Snapshot
Pratham Infotech Foundation (PIF)
SECTOR: Education
SUB SECTOR: Learning Aids
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 4: Quality Education
% Spent on beneficiaries
88%
Financial Score:
Age: 16 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 12 States
Issues Addressed:
Bridging the Digital Divide; Facilitating adoption of Information Technologies in education; Equipping at-risk youth with 21st century skills and capabilities
Supported by:
WNS Global Services; L&T Infotech; Ariba Technologies India; Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.; SAP India; Avenue Supermarts Ltd.; Mundra International; Capgemini Technology
Key Trustees:
Mr. Prem Yadav, Advisor
Mr. Rajesh Thokale, Trustee
Ms. Meera Tendolkar, Trustee
Mr. Smitin Brid, Trustee
Recognition:
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 82.9% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 38.0%
Income:
Average: Rs4 cr Highest: Rs75 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Bridging the Digital Divide in India
  • Crisis: The majority of India's population being underprivileged do not have access to Information Technology (IT) and thereby lack basic computer knowledge and skills essential for progressing in today's digital age. PIF aims to bridge this digital divide by: (i) facilitating the adoption of IT in education and (ii) equipping disadvantaged youth with skills & tools that the new global economy demands.
  • Programs: 1) Computer Aided Learning (CAL): provides appropriate exposure to primary school children by simplifying understanding of new/difficult concepts through use of IT. 2) Digital Literacy as Life Skill (DLLS): instils in secondary school students the skills and abilities on effective use of IT tools in everyday life, including basic programming. 3) India Digital Inclusion Program (IDI Program): helps disadvantaged youth develop IT skills, improve interpersonal skills and gain professional development exposure which impacts their ability to jump-start careers and find desired job opportunities. 4) Saksham: empowers teachers by exposing them to different pedagogies and innovative methods of teaching.
  • Outcome: So far 700,000+ students enrolled under CAL; 58,467 students impacted under E-School; 600+ school leaders trained under Saksham across 95 schools and 120,000 youth trained under India Digital Inclusion.
Income
Rs
19 cr
Expense
Rs
20 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019