Join hands


The wheels of Pragati can rotate only when more hands lay on it. If you identify with this cause and wish to help, please let us know. We can together work out how you can involve depending on your interests and availability. The feeling of knowing that someone’s life is getting better because of you – is truly special. And fulfilling indeed.


Anyone who has a heart to help and wants to see a smile on a kid’s face! All we need is a little bit of your time and basic mentoring skills. That’s it! At Pragati, a mentor is a well-wisher for the kid – a friend, philosopher, guide. He or She needs to ensures that the child benefits as much as possible from Pragati support.

General Roles and responsibilities:

  • Helping with target setting and identifying problems to exploring possible ways of overcoming them.
  • Performance tracking and reporting back to Pragati the child’s progress.
  • Identifying critical strengths and weaknesses to build self-assurance,confidence in self, and grace.
  • Developing a sense of comfort with communication in English.
  • Encouraging, motivating, firmly directing to participate in extra-curricular activities and Pragati activities.
  • Evolving realistic career options and positively disposing of children towards them.
  • Providing the administrative link between the child and Pragati – transfer of information, cheques etc.
  • Keeping the child’s contact with Pragati alive after the child has graduated out of the Pragati program.


Anyone who has a time and enthusiasm to join us few times a year to involve with Pragati kids during our planned events.

Our events range from Talks to Workshops, to Outings.

General Roles and responsibilities:

  • Helping in event organization
  • Coordinating with scholars and event organizers
  • Engaging and facilitating students during the event activities


Little drops make the mighty ocean…

Pragati accepts with utmost gratitude, financial contributions from anyone identifying with its cause.

Any amount is welcome – no amount is too small as every bit helps.

To give a perspective, it takes about Rs. 10,000 (US$ 140-150) to provide educational support to one child for one year.

We are a registered charitable organization recognized by the Income Tax department of India. Donations to Pragati are exempt from Income Tax under section 80G of IT Act 1961 vide letter No.DIT(E)/80G(R)/524/E-2/07-08 from Director of IT (Exemptions), Bangalore.

Cheques may be drawn in favor of Pragati Educational Foundation and mailed to the address below:

Pragati Educational Foundation

253/1, 11th Main, 3rd Phase,
Peenya Industrial Area,
Bangalore-560058, INDIA

For NEFT/IMPS transfer:

Name of the beneficiaryPragati Educational Foundation
Bank NameState Bank of India
Bank branchPeenya Industrial Estate
Bank account number34612117377
Type of bank accountCurrent Account
MICR code of the bank560002037
IFSC code of the bankSBIN0003024

Post donation, Kindly e-mail ( ) us the below details:
1. Name of the contributor (Name in which receipt is needed)
2. Amount contributed
3. Address for posting the receipt