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How Premji's philantrophic trust is educating children

Date: 
January 6 , 2011
Publication: 
The Economic Times
First, the foundation doesn’t just give grants to other NGOs and expect them to do the job. It is implementing projects on its own — its current staff of 350 will grow to 5,000 in 20 states in five years, making it one of the biggest social sector organisations. Second, in a country where 220 million children go to school, the foundation decided that setting up more schools was not the best solution.