WINNER: 2018 LUI CHE WOO PRIZE

In the Positive Energy category focusing on the elimination of illiteracy

WINNER: 2014 BBVA FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE AWARD

In the Development Cooperation category

WINNER: 2012 WISE Prize for Education

For providing quality education to millions of underserved children

Pratham Coronavirus Relief Fund

Right now, India is facing one of the largest humanitarian crises of our time. In response to this emergent situation, we have established the Pratham Coronavirus Relief Fund to support immediate and long-term recovery efforts. Presently, we are cooperating with multiple partners to mobilize essential supplies and services for communities being ravaged by the second wave of the pandemic. Specifically, our plan includes:

  • Securing and delivering oxygen concentrators as well as rapid tests, vaccines, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Indian hospitals and care centres.
  • Exploring the conversion of Pratham vocational training centres and district offices into alternate facilities for Covid treatment.
  • Coordinating field response teams to aid in the distribution of supplies and ensuring relevant and timely dissemination of accurate information in regional languages.

We have temporarily paused our normal activities and are currently coordinating urgent relief and developing sustainable strategies to help Pratham communities build back effectively. The recovery will undoubtedly take time and require strong planning and coordination. To ensure the safety of workers and volunteers on the frontlines, a portion of the Fund will be allocated to their care and medical expenses.

We hope we can count on you to make a contribution. Now is the time for us to help end this human suffering!

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