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 Mission

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.​

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

Basis seeks to create comprehensive learning and skills development 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 Skills Development & Learning Hubs provide access to online curriculum, arts-based curriculum, mentors, vocational training, psycho-social support, and career guidance. These strands knit together create a foundation on which to stand and reach for dreams.


Our Team

What We Do

We are currently establishing Basis Skills Development & Learning Hubs in India with the support of local partners, and are open to considering sites elsewhere in the majority world in the future. If you're interested in exploring a partnership with us, do email life@basisindia.org.

Contact Us


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