Ekal Vidyalaya is a non-profit charity organization with a mission to eradicate illiteracy from rural & tribal India.
The concept is very simple:
- One dollar, One day, One school, One village.
- So, your $365 donation supports a school of 30 children for one full year.
- Think about it, less than the cost of coffee a day supports the entire school.
Ekal’s foundation is based on four cornerstone
- Primary Education.
- Basic Health & Hygiene Education
- Economic Development Education
- Social Empowerment Education
- First of all, almost everyone in the US is a volunteer.
- Overall, the overhead cost is less than 10%, which is well-below most of the comparable charities in the U.S.
- As for the schools in India, there is no brick-and-mortar structure. The schools are held may be under a tree. or on a rooftop of a house, or a verandah of a village temple.