At Akshara Foundation we are poised at a very interesting juncture – holding on to our core values while looking at newer ways to pursue our mission. The last three months have been spinning around like a carousel on speed with more than one reason for us to celebrate creativity, achievement, talent, service to society and passion towards the cause. Here are some special mentions…we are ever so proud to share.
Namma Bengaluru Award
Akshara Foundation won the prestigious Namma Bengaluru Award 2014 in the Citizen Group category. The award acknowledged our contribution to generate sustainable and impactful improvements to the city and its residents.
HP’s Most Impactful Project
HP asked its employees to vote for the volunteer projects that made the biggest impact. Based on more than 16,000 votes, three projects from Bulgaria, Costa Rica and India were chosen as candidates for the Most Impactful Project award.
Akshara Foundation won the Social Media Vote at HP’s Most Impactful Project contest. The award is worth USD 10000, and we won an additional USD 10000 for being nominated as one of the finalists.
Padma Shri for T.V. Mohandas Pai
The man behind India’s largest school mid-day meal programme and the member of Akshara Foundation’s board of trustees, T. V. Mohandas Pai was conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri award. A recognition well conferred and well deserved.
Grammy for Ricky Kej
Ricky Kej – Bengaluru based musician who also composed our much loved math song won the 57th Grammy awards for his work in album Winds of Samsara. A proud moment for all of us. Congratulations Ricky. You can listen to the math song here