BACKGROUND AND DETAILS
Lend A Hand India embeds its staff within the state department of education, so as to provide technical and project management support to state goverment efforts to offer vocational education opportunities to its students. Lend A Hand India’s staff workes side by side with government staff, to prepare a long-term strategic roadmap, draft funding proposals, and launch the initiative. This is at no cost to the government. JPMorgan Chase Foundation is financially supporting Lend A Hand India for this initiative. This is a three-way, public-private partnership, where the nonprofit delivers technical and domain expertise, funded by private capital and backed by the central and state governments’ policymaking power. Currently it covers 82,000+ students covered from 273 high schools across Delhi.
Government of Delhi NCT – Department of Education: Owner of the program, runs the schools where the program will be implemented
JP Morgan Chase Foundation: Provide financial support to Lend A Hand India (NGO) to execute
Lend A Hand India: NGO focused on integrating vocational education with mainstream education in grades 9-12 since 2006. Provides the domain expertise and currently working in 22 states across India covering 4500+ schools in partnership with state government