Changing lives since 2015

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A timeline of our work

  • Jagriti Foundation launches new initiatives in New Zealand to support care for women in their individual healing journeys.


  • Jagriti Foundation partners with Sunshine Books to produce beginning readers in English and Hindi to support children learning to read.


  • On 27 November Jagriti Foundation is registered as a charitable organisation in New Zealand.

  • Jagriti Academy Ballia Library opens with the first delivery of books.

  • 1,000 Jagriti Academy beanies donated to keep children in Ballia warm during winter months.

  • Stage 2 of the Jagriti Academy Ballia build kicks off aiming to accommodate 500 children.

  • On 6 March the first community toilet facilities in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh are opened by Selena Fox. Five female and four male toilets are constructed to support the health and wellbeing of the community.

  • A women’s sewing training centre opens at Jagriti Academy Ballia.

  • 85 Jagriti Academy Ballia learners are gifted a bike to get to and from school.


  • Locals in Ballia form working teams to take ownership of the community hub, including education, construction projects, school administration and operation jobs.

  • New Zealand Tertiary College India supports teacher training in Ballia for Jagriti Academy teachers.


  • The first washroom facilities in Ballia are built on the school site.

  • On 22 November Jagriti Academy Ballia opens in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Work begins with building a bridge to unite the people of Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India.


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Jagriti Foundation is a registered Charitable Trust based in New Zealand. CC55188.

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