Our VisionEmpowering Education for Every Girl
Ugam Education Foundation
Ugam Education Foundation (UEF) is a not for profit organization registered under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013.
Ugam envisions a world where outcomes and experiences of education are meaningful for all.
Mission: is to ensure that girls experience an empowering education and become role models and community leaders, through individual, institutional and systemic change by creating model KGBVs.
Adolescent girls, KGBV Schools, Education Systems and Communities in Jharkhand
Empowering individuals and systems through enhancement of:
Shakti (wellness) and
Abhivyakti (voice and agency)
Listen. Understand. Engage. Participate. Co-create. Implement. Reflect.
Where we work
What is Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas?
The Central government of India runs residential schools for girls from grade 6 to grade 12. Priority is for girls from marginalised groups to support completion of secondary schools
There are 204 KGBVs and 57 JBAVs (Jharkhand Balika Awasiya Vidyalayas – run by Jharkhand State along same lines as KGBVs) in Jharkhand.
Each school with a hostel building and a school building for the girls.
Reach & Impact
UN SDG Goals
Our work aligns with UN Sustainable Development Goals: