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Key Education Foundation works with children from low-income communities to ensure that they get

THE BEST START IN LIFE

We build holistic preparedness of children and their families through a strong and sustainable School Readiness Program.

 
WHY IS
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
IMPORTANT?

Early Childhood Education [ECE] is one of the largest unregulated spaces in Indian Education. Despite research and efforts to improve quality, the gap between different economic sections of society is widening each year in terms of the parent’s ability to provide quality ECE for their children.

As a result of this, Children from low-income communities are already far behind their peers when they start formal schooling. 

Builds strong foundation skills to enter formal schooling
The return on investment is maximum from investing in Early childhood Development
90% of a child’s brain develops before the age of 6
Reduces chances of drop out later in School
 
WHAT DO
WE DO?

The School Readiness Program aims to create conducive learning Environments at School and at home by creating empowered parents, equipped teachers and enriched classrooms to ensure holistic development of each child. 

Empowered
PARENTS
Equipped

TEACHERS

Enriched

CLASSROOMS

Holistic

CHILD

Development
 
HOW DO WE DO IT?
Classroom Library

Contextually appropriate, Bilingual, Leveled stories

Early Childhood Kit

Age appropriate, Child safe and affordable learning materials

Building knowledge, skills and disposition through hands on training

Teacher Training
Leadership Development

Invest School management to shift mindset

Workshops on child development and learning to empower parents 

Parent Engagement
Program Support

Continued engagement to ensure long term impact

Our Reach

25

Schools

130

Teachers

4000

Students

4000

Parents

Empowered by:

 
 
ADVISORS
 
Ravi Sreedharan
Founder and Director - Indian School of Development Management 

Ravi Sreedharan has worked in the corporate world for 24 years. Most of his professional engagement has been with the MNC Bank – HSBC over various locations such as Dubai, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Cairo. In his current role, Ravi is the founder and director at the Indian School of Development Management(ISDM) which aims to facilitate the creation of a cadre of professional leaders and managers for the development sector who will make a significant difference to the impact, scale and sustainability of organisations working for the betterment of society and especially improving the quality of life of the underserved. He is an Engineer from IIT-BHU (1985) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1988).

Samuel Selvakumar
Ex - CEO Regional Director of Vodafone

Sam transitioned from Corporate India after an illustrious career spanning 26 years with Xerox, 3M and Hutch having last served as CEO regional director of Vodafone for almost a decade in Bangalore. His second innings over the last ten years has been a dual career marked by innovation, generosity and significance in Corporate Advisory and Primary Education. Having established an Elementary school in 2010 and established the family foundation serving the underserved woman and children in the city. As Corporate Advisor Sam works with four different businesses in the technology, cloud and platform businesses and has recently assumed the responsibility of Co-founder in the platform business.   

Ujwal Thakar
Chairman of the Board - Educate Girls 

Ujwal Thakar, a banker for 28 years, has held key senior management positions at several leading banks including Standard Chartered Bank, BNP Paribas and Times bank. In 2002, he entered the social sector as CEO of Pratham, India's largest NGO in the elementary education space, putting to use his expertise in raising and managing funds, strategizing and project execution. He also served as CEO of GiveIndia

TEAM
Director
Co-founder and
Head of Program
Co-founder and CEO
Mangal

Excellent Early Childhood education is like a strong foundation to a building.

The stronger it is, the better it will hold all that comes after it.

Swetha

Children see magic because they look for it. The least we can do is join them in the search...Give them great learning environments and the magic will unfold! 

Guhan

I believe the most important investment we can make today is in our children and their childhood!

Namratha
Program Manager

 Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Here is to taking the first step towards ensuring a better beginning for all children. 

Anupriya
Program Manager

Investing in early childhood education ensures that all children get a strong start in life. This builds the foundation for success in school and life.

Shruthi
Program Manager

Quality ECE is important as it allows children to create themselves through purposeful activity during the most important years of learning

Sneha
Product Manager

 A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. Make a difference each day and provide children with the ultimate beginning for life. 

Ramya
Program Manager

Children are little wonders, looking for wonders in this world. Let us create those wonders around them and make their childhood wonderful.

Kalindi
Product Manager

When you make school activities fun and joyful, then learning and development not only happens organically, but also something that kids look forward to!

Prashant
Senior Program Manager

Pre-School learning is a vital way for kids to practice social skills which nurture their ability to negotiate, problem solve and make informed decisions.

 
CONNECT
Address

107, 2nd Cross, KHB Colony,
Near Jyothi Nivas College, Koramangala 5th Block,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095

Phone: +91 9960846779

Email: connect@keyeducationfoundation.org

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