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 government efforts to offer vocational education opportunities to its students. Lend A Hand India’s staff works 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 financial supports Lend A Hand India for this initiative. This is a three-way public-private partnership, where the nonprofit delivers technical and domain expertise while being funded by private capital and backed by the central and state governments’ policymaking power. This partnership currently impacts over 82,0000 students 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 program
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