Akshara Foundation

The organisation was founded on the belief that quality education is the undeniable right of every child and that children should not be deprived of this just because they do not have access to it or the resources to realise their dreams.

Address: Akshara Foundation.No.621, 5th Main (Near B Channasandra Bus stop)OMBR Layout Banaswadi,Bangalore-560043.

Tel: 080-25429728

Email Id: aksharafoundation@gmail.com

Website: http://akshara.org.in/

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The Impact of Akshara Ganitha: A Longitudinal Study 2012-13 to 2014-15

This report outlines the findings of a longitudinal study conducted by Akshara Foundation in Hoskote Block of Bangalore Rural district. The study employed a controlled before-and-after design to com...

Section: Reports

by K. Vaijayanti | On 01 Aug 2016

The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

A randomized controlled trial of an Indian school library program were conducted. Overall, the program had no impact on students’ scores on a language skills test administered after 16 months. The e...

Section: Research Papers

by Evan Borkum | On 01 Mar 2013

Educating the Urban Poor: Case Study of Running Pre-schools in Non-notified Slums of Bengaluru

In the paper, an informal preschool program is described that Akshara Foundation administered over 12 months in a set of non-notified slums in Bengaluru. The intervention is particularly noteworthy be...

Section: Research Papers

by K. Vaijayanti | On 01 Jan 2013

A Study of Government Urdu Primary Schools in Bengaluru

This study provides an overview of Urdu-medium primary schools in the Bengaluru urban district of Karnataka in India. Akshara’s research examined access to government-run Urdu-medium schools and iss...

Section: Reports

by Divya Vishawanath | On 01 Jul 2011