Two women Entrepreneurs Are Reforming Education Through An Innovative After-School Program


credit: Little St Nick

Two women entrepreneurs share their journey from being school friends to co-founders, and how they are reforming the way children are educated.

Childhood friends Ruchi Jhawar and Anju Modi co-founded Cogitus in 2017 that aims to give children a more creative and innovative shot at learning.

The startup is headquartered in Ranchi and has centres in Bengaluru, Pune, Indore, Satna, and Surat. It also has a marketing centre in Dubai.

The co-founders describe Cogitus as a higher order thinking after-school programme, which focuses on building the vital skills of creative, cognitive, and critical thinking in children between the ages of 4 and 14. Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Home-Delivered Food Boxes Reduced Food Insecurity Among Adults, but Not Children

On an episode of On the Evidence, J.B. Wogan, Senior Manager of Strategic Communications, talk about a demonstration using home-delivered boxes packed with fruit, vegetables, and other shelf-stable...more

Valdry Center Offers Social Entrepreneurship Fellowships to Students

Valdry Center offers social entrepreneurship fellowships to a cohort of four social entrepreneurs. Over a 24-month period, fellows will live on campus, attend Valdry Center seminars, take courses,...more

Preschool Offers Growth Through Play-Based Learning

Maren Petersen-DeGroff, Children's Program coordinator at Parenting Now!, writes how a few hours a week in an intentionally prepared environment with age-based peers can help build the skills that...more

How to Finance Social Innovation? 5 Insights from Impact! Africa

Ashoka and the British Council hosted the Impact! Africa Summit, which convened at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies around the topic "Collaborative Finance for Social Innovation." The two-day...more

New Tools for Improving Attendance in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

The U.S. Department of Education's Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Mid-Atlantic has partnered with the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to provide support of their initiative called...more

Social Enterprises Tackling Youth Unemployment

UK's first social enterprise hotel is being planned and designed, which is loosely based on the Art & Woonhotel in Rotterdam. The planned hotel is where vulnerable youth would be offered training in...more

Civic Engagement Goes Vral when Young Voices Turn to Social Media

In a guest post by Joseph South, Chief Learning Officer for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), tackles how digital tools have spawned a new kind of citizenship among youth....more

Two women Entrepreneurs Are Reforming Education Through An Innovative After-School Program

Two women entrepreneurs share their journey from being school friends to co-founders, and how they are reforming the way children are educated. Childhood friends Ruchi Jhawar and Anju Modi...more

New NYC Program Pairs Homeless Youth with Seniors with Extra Bedrooms

The Home Sharing Program, which recently launched in all five New York City boroughs, pairs homeless youth with senior citizens who have extra rooms in their apartments. According to Lorraine...more

Social Enterprise: Building a path to conscious capitalism

Science of Life Studies 24/7 (SOLS 24/7) is now making waves in renewable energy. Its sister outfit, SOLS Energy, is bringing innovation to Malaysia's renewable energy sector, with significant...more







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Why Social Enterprise is the Way Moving Forward


Why Social Enterprise is the Way Moving Forward

Thousands of social enterprises in the UK are emerging and they are employing more than one million people. According to the trade body Social Enterprise UK (SEUK)’s estimates, these social businesses contribute £24 billion to the economy.




Jobs in the Social Sector

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Education Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2020 Copyright Michael Saunders