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.
Founded in April 1999, Agastya International Foundation () 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.
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The Tech Interactive, San Jose
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Creativity Culture and Education, UK
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