Who We Are

Samanta Foundation has been working with the remote geographies of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh with rural, tribal and forest  communities.

Our focus areas - 

1. Quality education for all - Project QUEST

2. Youth Leaders - Project FLY - G

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Vision

Education access for all, leading to holistic development of Communities

Mission

By 2025, enable access of education to 2000 children for literacy and numeracy and get 50% enrolled in schools (K-12) and collectivise women education groups

Goals

  • Quality education for children through Whole School Transformation

  • Work on youth engagement to develop local leadership and initiative

Objectives

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Whole School Transformation of Public schools

  1. Library Development 

  2. Teacher/Staff training

  3. Foundational Literacy and Numeracy

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Develop contextual learning resources

     1. Learning Kits

     2. Local storybooks

     3. Local language learning material

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Youth fellowship program to build Rural Entrepreneurs/Edupreneurs

Values

  • RESPECT : All humans are equal

  • INTEGRITY : Honesty in all our actions

  • SERVICE : By the people, For the People

  • COMMUNITY CALL to Action

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Prashant is a keen social mind with a sense of interdisciplinary approach to problem solving on challenges of people in the current social-economic milieu. He looks at the challenges of - access, availability, affordability - of schools, education, and Youth development as the root for addressing social issues.

Bachelor in Engineering (IT)

Experience : IBM, SunLife, Fellow@American India Foundation 

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Tanya is a creative mind that intends to engage with the strength of ownership, leadership and empathy in girls, women, children to create an alliance of communities to fuel empowerment. She looks at education as a tool of engagement to work on the intersectionality of gender, health, learning.

B A in Political Science, Master in Social Work

Experience : NRLM (Rajasthan), Himmothan

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Dr. Malathi Adusumalli

Professor, University of Delhi

Expertise - Tribal and Rural Development, Gender Development

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Ms. Ruchi Ghose

Director, Viridus Social Impact Solutions

Expertise - Transformation of School Leadership

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Mr K L Mukesh

Venture Partner,

Unitus Seed Fund

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MBA (IIM-C), B.E. (PEC, Chandigarh)
Digital Architect and Technology Consultant

Author - Storytelling with Doodles

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B Tech (IT)

IT Consultant

Avid Traveller

shoaib

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Project Fellow - QUEST

Interest - Cricket, Technology

AVNI

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Intern

SADDAM

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​Project Fellow - QUEST

Interest - Travel

BANSRI

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Volunteer

Interest Area : Science Education, Reorienting Curriculum

GUNEET

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Project Team - QUEST​

Interest Area :Travelling, Sports, Meditation

aamna

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Intern - Volunteer

Interest - Blog writing, Storytelling

The Team

Mentors

Fellow Contributors

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