1 out of 5

children and adolescents are out of school worldwide

1 out 3

live in sub-saharan

Africa; girls are more likely to be excluded than boys


of India's children do not go to school

1 in 6

children worldwide are not reaching minimum

proficiency levels in reading or math

Our Vision

Imagine a generation of children and young people educated and well-equipped to pursue their goals and create better futures for themselves, their families, their communities, and the world.​

Our Mission

Education is critical to preventing poverty, and in today’s world strong cognitive, socio-emotional, creative, and digital skills are necessary to flourish. 

Basis seeks to create comprehensive learning opportunities for under-resourced or out-of-school children and youth in rural and impoverished communities in the majority world.

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Who We Are

Basis equips at-risk youth with learning pathways, tools, and skills to improve their futures and create change in their communities after they graduate from high school.

Basis Learning Centres will provide access to online curriculum, arts-based curriculum, mentors, skills development opportunities, vocational training, psychosocial support, and career guidance. These strands knit together will help create a foundation on which to stand and reach for dreams.


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What We Do

We are currently piloting digital literacy training, online learning, and career mentoring for at-risk youth in rural and urban areas of India and Kenya.

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