Partners

Mussoorie Gramin Vikas Samiti (MGVS) – Kaplani School

A non-profit society, whose name translates as the Mussoorie Village Development Committee, located in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India. The society is registered via a parent organization as tax-exempt with the Indian government. The vision of the organization is to strengthen the grassroots initiatives for the socioeconomic improvement of economically disadvantaged women, children, and youth. MGVS achieves this through the promotion of a community-based programs promoting health, education, environment, sanitation, and the empowerment of women.

People's Science Institute – Five-Kilometer Classroom Booklets

Located in Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India, this charitable society is registered as tax-exempt with the Indian government. The stated mission of the Institute is, “To help eradicate poverty through the empowerment of the poor and the productive, sustainable, and equitable use of available human and natural resources.”

Mahindra United World College India (MUWCI) – Akshara Program

MUWCI is a residential high school with affiliated programs. It is a registered non-profit charity with the Indian government, but is affiliated with the United World Colleges organization. MUWCI offers life-defining experiences for young people, enabling them to discover the possibility of change through courageous action, personal example, and selfless leadership. The educational environment at MUWCI is committed to the balanced development of the whole person: intellectually, morally, aesthetically, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically.

Woodstock School – Winterline Centre for the Arts, Scholars-in-Residence Program, General Support

Located in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India, Woodstock School is the original beneficiary of Winterline Foundation activities. Registered as a non-profit charitable school with the Indian government, the school provides learning opportunities for both local and international students. Founded in 1854, the School develops visionary, articulate, ethical individuals equipped to achieve their full potential in leadership and life.

Mountain Shepherds Pvt. Ltd. – community based eco tourism and training

Mountain Shepherds is a “private limited” organization whose  purpose  and philosophy are to “uplift” and provide training for isolated Himalayan communities, and to provide individuals with employment in community-owned enterprises. As individuals complete training, they gain ownership interest in the organization.

PRABHAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Prabhat Education Foundation provides a variety of programs in and around Ahmedabad, India. The Alternative Education and other adjunct programs focus on educational services to physically and mentally challenged children, and their families. Prabhat is registered by the National and Gujarat governments as a recognized institution for persons with disabilities under The Persons with Disabilities Act of 1955.