20th StudyMall Launched at Ghore Budruk village,District Pune

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25th StudyMall launched at Village Gangakhed, Dist Beed

Thinksharp Foundation is growing, we are now helping around 5000 rural children in 30 villages of Maharashtra through 28 Studymall projects running in rural schools. We are excited to share a detailed story about one of our Projects, “25th StudyMall” that was launched on 22 Oct 2018 at Sant.Janabai school,Gangakhed taluka,District Parbhani in Marathwada region. In first phase we set up Digital Class and Library which will help more than 818 children from 1st to 12th Std.

Our chief guests were education experts,teachers,Sarpanch and parents. In the first phase we launched Digital Class and Library in both schools.

Gangakhed is village with approximate total population of 55000.  Sant.Janabai school of this  village is from 01 to 12 std and is Marathi medium school.The total students in this school are 515, 480 boys and 338 girls and there are 25 teachers dedicated to this children. This children now have a equal chance to read books, to learn various subject such as science  through digital learning and to enjoy learning arts,crafts etc with help of better educational infrastructure.

You can catch glimpses of opening ceremony on our facebook page Click here

We thank all our supporters and donors. Special thanks to organisation who funded for this project-Young Volunteer’s Organization ( http://www.yvorg.in/) Thanks to  all our partners for infrastructure solutions such as  E-Prashala, Pratham Books, Jyotsna Publication. We  also extend our thanks to all individual supporters and donors.

You can also become our partner organisation, supporter, volunteer and you can choose to donate for our cause. Check for more details on our website.

Written by -Dr.Shraddha M Bhange

Volunteer and Writer for Thinksharp Foundation.

Website- www.ThinkSharpFoundation.org

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Our founders interaction with “Mitti Ke Rang”

Our founder Mr.Santosh Phad had an opportunity to provide insigths regarding working in and for an “not for profits” or social enterprises at an event organised for team of interns of another social enterprise “Mitti Ke Rang” on 17 Oct 2018 at Mumbai.

“Mitti Ke Rang” is an not for profit organisation who are doing excellent work for Advocating & Empowering the lives of 245 Million Widows and Their Children worldwide. You can check there work at https://www.facebook.com/mittikerangofficial

Our Founder shared lot of ideas and thoughts regarding various questions the interns had. He also had a chance to learn few things himself from this enthusiastic social activists. Certainly it was an positive meeting that opened a door of collaboration between two organisations working for good of society.

You can also become our partner organisation, supporter, volunteer and you can choose to donate for our cause. Check for more details on our website http://www.thinksharpfoundation.org/#home

Written by -Dr.Shraddha M Bhange

Volunteer and Writer for Thinksharp Foundation.

Website- www.ThinkSharpFoundation.org

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/ThinkSharpFoundation

Twitter- https://twitter.com/ThinkSharpFound

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-4cDXLuwAThHXhNOazv5KA

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Santosh Phad as panelist for MUNIJAN 2018 organised by Mumbai University

On 02 Oct 2018, Our Founder Mr.Santosh phad was panelist at most esteemed  “MUNIJAN 2018″, social initiative organised by Mumbai University on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti at Mumbai University Fort campus.

Initiative was to promote social entrepreneurship to bring social innovation /ideas to save environment. Students from various management institutes from Mumbai presented their ideas. Students were very professional,passionate  about creating healthy environment.  It was wonderful intracting with Dr.Smita Shukla (Director ADMI, Mumbai) and Dr.Kavita Laghate (Director, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai) and  Prof.Abhiraj Shivdas from Mumbai University.

 MUNIJAN is an initiative taken by the University of Mumbai to embrace the core values of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri.
 
It was fully packed summit with attendees such as numerous esteemed educationists from schools, institutes, colleges, not for profits working in education, environment etc..
 
The topics at this summit were beautifully curated . They were very inspirational and motivational where lot ideas and projects were put forward to project environment.
 
 We thank the organizers and attendee’s for this wonderful opportunity.

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Our Founder Mr.Santosh Phad selected in top 100 social entrepreneurs in India by Action For India !

Our Founder Mr.Santosh Phad has been selected in top 100 social entrepreneurs by Action For India, AFI Forum 2018 powered by LetsEndorse, the forum was held at  Imaginarium, AliGunjan, Alibhag, Maharashtra from 3rd Oct 2018  to 05 oct 2018.
The AFI Forum is the annual flagship event of Action For India, bringing 100 hand-picked social innovators together with influencers, Corporate CSR partners, Bureaucrats, Policy Makers, and impact investors to help those entrepreneurs scale their organizations. The Forum aims to benefit social entrepreneurs working in the following six sectors – agriculture, education, energy, healthcare, financial inclusion and livelihoods.
It was great platform to share with other fellow social entrepreneurs and know their innovative solutions to solve social problems.
Main attraction was insight from Mr.Sam Pitroda through video conference from Chicago. Our Founder interacted with him over phone and discussed how Government can frame favorable policies for Social Enterprises in India and how Business Schools can more focus on teaching social entrepreneurship along with preparing them for job ready.
Other esteemed speakers included but not limited to Mr.sanjay Kadaveru (Founder, AFI) , Amit Chandra ( MD,Bain Capital), Asha Jadeja (Founder, Rajeev Circle Fellowship), Ms.Prerana Langa (CEO, Yes Foundation), Sister Jayanti (European Director, Brahma Kumaris)  R.Chandrashekhar( President, NASSCOM Foundation).
Few highlights included Mr. Amitabh Kant, the CEO of Niti Aayog, who talked about social entrepreneurial landscape of India.  Asha Jadeja Motwani,  talked about  what social entreprises should consider for their scaling journeys. Dr. Annurag Batra (Business World), about his plans to launch a special issue of the magazine focused on social entrepreneurship
To know more about this year’s Forum, do visit here: Click here to know more
Written by -Dr.Shraddha M Bhange

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