Working with children and women from impoverished families with a vision to provide high-quality holistic education to enable community transformation.

Educate

Educating the children right from their formative years through college.

Engage

Engaging with the community and making them partners in the process.

Empower

Empowering the families and giving them the ability to make informed choices.

Ek Tara’s
Journey

Starting with just 20 beneficiaries Ek Tara now have over 1300 children and women as a part of its programmes mainly centered around quality education and skill development . All beneficiaries including those in the vocational training unit have access to support initiatives on health, hygiene, nutrition and skill building opportunities.

Education

Projects constituting our education programme are designed to meet all academic, co curricular and overall development of children, right from 3-18 years. The curriculum is in line with the syllabus of leading English medium mainstreams schools of the city.

Health
& Hygiene

Health and Hygiene is an integral programme of EkTara , introduced in 2015 to promote health and hygiene awareness within the children and community and ensuring the progress of the project activities in a defined framework of planning monitoring and implementation.

Nutrition

EkTara introduced Nutrition Programme in 2013 addressing the nutrition problems of the direct beneficiaries enrolled in school programme which aims at improvement of their nutritional status and check the dropout rate.

Community
Engagement

The objective is to create an environment for our community partners to help them establish key strategic priorities and support sustainable development. This process helps achieve greater self sufficiency for present and future generations.

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Covid-19 Relief

Donate Ration kit to an underprivileged family for 1 month

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Donate Towards Topsia Fire

We urge everyone to help us rebuild the lives of those affected by the fire that destroyed one of our slums in Topsia

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Relief & Rehabilitation Project

Support our Covid-19 Relief & Rehabilitation Project

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Sponsor Tele-classes for children

Donate to support tele-classes for children for Covid-19 Project

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Relief & Rehabilitation Project

Support our Covid-19 Relief & Rehabilitation Project

Give a Little

Sponsor Tele-classes for children

Donate to support tele-classes for children for Covid-19 Project

Latest Happenings

Events, workshops & festivities at ek tara

Mental Health Workshop

Mental Health Workshop

A series of sessions have been held during the pandemic with the teachers and administration of Ektara, focusing on mental well being of…

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Housekeeping Workshop

Housekeeping Workshop

We proud to announce that our girls have successfully completed the month long housekeeping workshop conducted by Taj Bengal…

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Talk to a Scientist

Talk to a Scientist

Talk To A Scientist is a unique science outreach platform in India, that uses an interactive webinar format to share science with children…

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