About Idea

About Idea 2017-07-20T07:21:49+00:00

Foundation for Initiatives in Development and Education for All is a NGO with initiatives focused on the development of underprivileged children, youth and women. IDEA originated from the findings of a PhD study and it was conceptualized by a team of qualified and experienced social scientists and social workers, to deal with the problems in education and developmental issues of the marginalized people, realizing the need for adopting a holistic approach to minimize school dropout. IDEA started its work in a slum in 2002. Currently IDEA has its presence in 17 communities in and around Pune and 20 villages in Bhor and 6 villages in Raigad district in Maharashtra state in India reaching out to 10500 children, 3700 youth and 4500 women.