Going to School

Teaching entrepreneurial skills to secondary school children

India
2014 - 2016

Going to School is an award-winning NGO established in 2003 that works across 10 states in India. They create design-driven stories through a range of media, including graphic novels, games, apps, moves, and television shows. Going to School also partners with the Indian Government to ensure thousands of teachers are trained to use these educational tools. HDF supported the Be!Schools programme which aims to teach entrepreneurial skills, reduce the dropout rate at school, and improve reading and maths proficiency for school children in Bihar.


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