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.

Agastya wins the Google Impact Challenge, India

  • 125 Mobile Science Vans which take science education to the village doorstep
  • 45 Science Centers for disadvantaged children
  • 260 Night Village Schools 
  • 108 Lab in Boxes 
  • 172-acre Creativity Lab campus in Andhra Pradesh (2.5 hours from Bangalore) 

Help millions of disadvantaged, vulnerable and at-risk children to escape the vicious cycle of ignorance and poverty! Make a donation to support our work! 

Transforming Attitudes to Learning

'Yes' to 'Why'

'Looking' to 'Observing'

'Passiveness' to 'Exploring'

'Textbook-bound' to 'Hands-on'

'Fear' to 'Confidence'

Photo of Former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
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

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    Dec 31, 2014

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