Sparking Curiosity And Nurturing Creativity In India

Agastya is a cause - not just an organization. Its vision is of a creative India. Its mission is "to spark curiosity, nurture creativity, and instill confidence" in economically disadvantaged children and government school teachers by bringing imaginative and innovative hands-on science education, project-based and peer-to-peer learning to schools across India.

About Agastya

Founded in April 1999, Agastya International Foundation (www.agastya.org) is a charitable education trust that runs one of the world's largest mobile hands-on science education programs for economically disadvantaged children and teachers. Through all its programs, Agastya has reached over 12 million children and 2,50,000 teachers in 21 states in India.

Agastya USA is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization that raises awareness and mobilizes financial resources to support the work of Agastya International Foundation in India.

Read Stanford Social Innovation Review on Agastya International Foundation

 
 
Agastya's reach

Agastya Impact so far...

21 states across India

12 million children

250,000 govt school teachers 

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172-acre

Creativity Campus Lab

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100+

Science Centers

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200+

Mobile Science Labs

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Lab-on-a-Bike

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30000+

Young Instructor Leaders

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10000+

Teachers Trained

Testimonials

"Agastya and The Tech have similar objective of putting the student at the center of learning." Learn More

 

— Erica Barrueto

    Senior Director

    Bowers Institute,

    The Tech Interactive, San Jose

“Agastya has one of the most sophisticated and mature interventions in creativity.” Learn More

 

— Paul Collard

     Chief Executive,

     Creativity  Culture and Education, UK

     Advisor to OECD

 
 

DONATE TO OUR CAUSE

Contribute to Agastya's effort for spreading hands-on, interactive teaching-learning methods which is helping  children to break out of the limitations of their social constraints by transforming attitudes to learning.

RAJU REDDY

VENKAT KETINENI

Executive Team

K THIAGARAJAN

JON BARHORST

SUNAND BHATTACHARYA