Improving accessibility and quality of education across rural India (Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal).
Work and Achievements
Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was established in 2000 with a vision ‘’ to help underprivileged children and young people of our country realize their potential.’’
The flagship, rural education initiative of Bharti Foundation, the Satya Bharti School Program continues to provide quality education, completely free of cost, to underprivileged Children with a special emphasis on the girl child. The 254 Satya Bharti Schools operational across the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu reach out to 43,664 children (49% girls).
Under the Satya Bharti Quality Support Program the learning and best practices from Satya Bharti Schools have been taken into Government schools. The program works with over 324 Government schools in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana, Andhra.Pradesh and Goa with over 1,25,122 children.
The Satya Bharti Learning Centre Program is aimed at bridging the learning gap of out of school children and mainstreaming them into age appropriate Classes in regular Government schools. The program has impacted 30,879 children in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.
On 18th August 2014, Bharti Foundation launched the Satya Bharti Abhiyan, an initiative to improve sanitation facilities with rural Ludhiana as a focus area. Phase one of the program has been completed with individual toilets constructed and handed over across rural/urban Ludhiana; this includes close to 18,000 individual toilets directly impacting more than 87,000 beneficiaries. As well as provision of a separate toilet block for girls in 14 Government schools of rural Ludhiana as identified by Department of Education (Punjab). The Foundation recently announced launch of the Abhiyan in rural Amritsar.
Fund Utilisation Statement
Funds raised from ADHM 2017 will be used towards the education of under privileged children in rural India.