Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Geographical Focus: Maharashtra
Lives Impacted: 30,000+
Akshara Centre enables access to education for girls from deprived communities by building safe public spaces and college campuses for women and girls. They work with girls from families headed by single women, migrant and Muslim families, students in government colleges from marginalized communities and children from SC-ST communities. They do this through youth mobilisation, scholarship opportunities and advocacy efforts with local institutions.