Agastya Runs the Largest Hands-On Learning Program in the World!
Agastya International Foundation is a Bangalore based non-profit educational trust that seeks to transform and stimulate the thinking of economically disadvantaged children. Agastya does this by bringing innovative science education to the doorstep of Government schools in various states in India.
115 Mobile Science Vans which take science education to the village doorstep
43 Science Centers for disadvantaged children
172-acre Creativity Lab campus in Andhra Pradesh (2.5 hours from Bangalore)
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Transforming Attitudes to Learning
'Yes' to 'Why'
'Looking' to 'Observing'
'Passiveness' to 'Exploring'
'Textbook-bound' to 'Hands-on'
'Fear' to 'Confidence'
The lesson we derive out of [the Agastya] experience is that innovative and student friendly solutions are needed to enable scientific learning in the youth, especially those in rural and remote regions of the nations of the world.
Former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, speaking at the 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology
The Rise of the Fireflies
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We are pleased to announce that Mahesh Ramakrishnan, Age 17, a Junior at the Trinity Sc...