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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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Education access for all, leading to holistic development of Communities


By 2027, enable access to quality education for 10000 children and 500 youth through Whole School Transformation in Uttarakhand


  • Quality education for children through Whole School Transformation

  • Work on youth engagement to develop local leadership and initiative

  • Develop curriculum and model AWCs


Whole School Transformation of Public schools

  1. Library Development 

  2. Teacher/Staff training

  3. Foundational Literacy and Numeracy

Develop model AWCs and currciculum

Develop contextual learning resources

     1. Learning Kits

     2. Local storybooks

     3. Local language learning material

Youth fellowship program to build Rural Entrepreneurs/Edupreneurs


  • 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 : Senior Fellow (American India Foundation), IBM, SunLife, William J Clinton Fellows for Service

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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


B Tech (IT)

IT Consultant

Avid Traveller



Project Fellow - QUEST

Interest - Cricket, Technology


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​Project Fellow - QUEST

Interest - Travel


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Interest Area : Science Education, Reorienting Curriculum



Project Team - QUEST​

Interest Area :Travelling, Sports, Meditation


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Intern - Volunteer

Interest - Blog writing, Storytelling

The Team


Fellow Contributors

Tribe Samanta

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