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Yatra Foundation Australia is a non-governmental, non-religious and not-for-profit organisation based in Australia, established to provide  disadvantaged children in India the opportunity to access quality education.

Yatra Foundation integrates basic health initiatives into the  educational settings, and is non-discriminatory with regards to gender,  religion or caste in student selection. Currently, over 1100 students are being offered a quality education by Yatra Foundation, in northern and southern India, that they would otherwise have no access to.


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Our Story

Our Vision

Our Vision

Founded in 2007 by 4 friends, Yatra began with the aim to help some children from a slum in Rajasthan who were absent from school. Yatra has now grown and is involved in 3 projects located in both North and South India, helping 1100 children gain access to quality education.

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Our Vision

Our Vision

Our Vision

Education is recognised as a powerful tool for reducing poverty, unemployment and inequality and for improving health, nutrition and promoting sustained growth (World Bank, 2004). 'Yatra' means 'Journey' in Hindi. We hope to be able to provide a pathway by democratising the opportunity for quality education for some of the most impoverished children in rural India. Come join us on this Yatra!

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Why Yatra

Our Vision

Why Yatra

Childhood education in India is a state-by-state arrangement. Traditionally, there has been heavy investment in the tertiary sector resulting in vast inequalities in education standards. Rajasthan state is a prime example due to the feudal social order generated over hundreds of years, geographic isolation, escalating childhood labour, resulting in poor school retention rates. Only 47% of children enrolled in year 1 reach year 8 level. 

Yatra Projects

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Yatra Fariya School

Yatra Seva Mandir Schools

Yatra Isha Vidhya School

 Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 

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Yatra Isha Vidhya School

Yatra Seva Mandir Schools

Yatra Isha Vidhya School

Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu 

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Yatra Seva Mandir Schools

Yatra Seva Mandir Schools

Yatra Seva Mandir Schools

 Rural Udaipur, Rajasthan

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