Pratham Books

Creates and publishes low cost books to improve reading skills, reading fluency and learning outcomes in children

  • Started: 2004
  • Bangalore, Karnataka

About

Works with the vision of putting a book in every child's hand by creating, illustrating and publishing low cost books which cater to different likes a Read morend interests of children and cover multiple genres including fiction, non-fiction, science, nature, history and mathematics. The aim is to develop reading habits in children and maximize learning outputs with the help of illustrated books covering different subjects. The books are made available through its online store. Story weaver (storyweaver.org.in) is its initiative of enriching the learning experience of children through interactive storytelling in multiple Indian languages to enable children to read and learn from stories in their mother tongue. It has published 300 book titles in 18 Indian languages with a total of 2,000 books and received funding of USD 3.7 million from Google.org in the year 2017 to promote learning through storytelling. It also hosts Donate-a-Book, a crowdfunding initiative which allows individuals and organizations to set up book collection campaigns to make books accessible to children all over India. The aim is to bridge the gap between people who wish to help children learn and children who do not have access to good quality reading material. It has been successful in collecting more than 16,000 books through 21 campaigns under this initiative.

Sectors

  • Education

Programs

Registration Details

  • PAN Card

    AAATP7221N

  • Registration ID
    JAY-4-00490-2003-04
  • 12A

    DIT(E)/12A/Vol-III/P-287/W-2/03-04

  • 80G

    DIT(E)BLR/80G/61/AAATP7221N/ITO(E)-2/Vol 2012-13

  • FCRA

    94421302

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

House No. 621, Second Floor, 5th Main, OMBR Layout, Banaswadi

Offices in Cities

Bangalore, Delhi

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Parent Organisation

    Pratham Education Foundation

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Trust

  • Employees

    21-50

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