Ashoka India Changemaker School Profiles

Sri Kumaran Children's Home


In a country like India where the educational system pushes children to be part of the never ending rat race, Sri Kumarans Children's home comes as a fresh breath of air that is trying to change that stereotype from within the system. Sri Kumarans...
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Brilliant Stars School


Brilliant Stars School (BSS) is a Bahai inspired school with a belief that education is an ultimate way for societal progress. The school is secular and strongly believes in equality with equal number of girls and boys in the school.BSS started with...
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Jingle Bells School


Jingle Bells Primary School was started in 1978 by Manjula Jhunjhunwala shortly after she moved to Bhulansher with her husband, the owner of a large paper mill. Mother of two young children, Manjula wasn’t satisfied with the type of education...
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Motidau Anupam Primary School


Anupam Primary School is a government school located in the village of Motidau, about 9 kms from the nearest city i.e. Mehsana (which itself is a class III city). According to the Census data, Mehsana has the worst child sex ratios in urban centers...
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Prakriya Green Wisdom School


The Prakriya Green Wisdom School was started by the KNA Foundation for Education in 1999 and has a focus on the “Gaia” Philosphy which means that  proposes that orrganisms interact with their inorganic surroundings on earth to form a...
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The Vajra Academy


Vajra Academy is the first green school of Nepal and was established in 2007 by Vajra Foundation Nepal, the Foundation describes itself as ‘a non-governmental, non-profit making, non-political, non-religious and non-sectoral social organization...
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Vidyashram: The Southpoint School


Vidyasharam The Southpoint is situated in the city of Varanasi, which is also considered the spiritual capital of India. Against this backdrop of a cultural, industrial yet conservative city, the school stands out as a possible epicenter through...
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The Gateway School of Mumbai


The Gateway School is working to change perceptions around children with special needs and aims to see their kids come out of school as productive members of society.  EACH (Everyone a Changemaker) alignment: Innovation:The Gateway...
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Pardada Pardadi Education Society, Bulandshaher, UP


At a GlancePPES is a unique, one-of-a-kind school model that can be credited for truly transforming the lives of girls and through them the community. It redefines the boundaries and definition of what it means to be a ‘school’ in many ways. Not...
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Avasara Academy, Pune


Avasara academy is focusing developing young girls as leaders and finding their vision; equipping them with the courage, fortitude, and skills to make change.  Avsara was set up with the idea to change perceptions around girls’ education in...
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