Our Programs

Pehlay Akshar Schooling


With a single-minded focus on promoting employability, the Pehlay Akshar program revolves around English as the gateway to the future.

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Pehlay Akshar Training


The Pehlay Akshar program had begun with us teaching our own curriculum, through our own unique methodology.

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Our Story

The Pehlay Akshar journey started 11 years ago, in 2008.

Government schools, the only option available to children from low-income families, were witnessing increasingly high dropout rates. The main reason for this was the desire for education in English. Correspondingly, private schools for low-income groups, claiming to offer English medium education, started mushrooming. Many of these only aimed to make a quick buck, targeting first generation learners. Government schools also responded to the exodus by offering mid-day meals to lure the children back. The idea worked to some extent, but the key issue was not addressed: the need to learn English.

Pehlay Akshar Fact Sheet


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Everyone has the power to make a difference, to contribute in some way. We are happy to have received the support of many energetic and passionate volunteers and are always looking for more. If you’re interested, do sign up here or email us at volunteer@rpg.in.
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Pehlay Akshar is growing and would welcome enthusiastic new entrants to the team. Freshers and experienced teachers are both welcome.
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