If ILP has sufficient funds to take on a project, it usually takes up to 3-4 months to evaluate and approve the project before sending funds.

Yes, if the project and organization align with previously mentioned requirements.

Yes. ILP supports alternate formal schools that promote self-sustenance and become models that can be replicated / adopted by mainstream schools

Recognizing the role of Early Childhood Education in a child's education, ILP does support balwadi and anganawadi centers. These centers also ensure that older siblings do not drop out of school to take of their younger brothers and sisters.

If the project proposed and the organization meet ILP's criteria, it will certainly be considered for funding. ILP evaluates whether funds should be sent, depending on the project's scope and goals, and availability of funds.

No. Our goal is to partner with any organization dedicated to the cause of literacy.

Please contact projects@ilpnet.org for a synopsis of ILP and a project application form.

Most often we find them with help from people like you who are familiar with the work of the organization and make a recommendation to ILP. We also seek out organizations that are serving in underserved areas.

ILP's primary mission is to provide non-formal education to women, adults and children. Where regular formal schools are available, ILP funds initiatives that supplement mainstream schools, by supporting services like para-teachers and after school support. We have seen that this methodology helps immensely to improve attendance at government schools.

ILP projects’ performance is tracked against quantitative metrics and for qualitative impact.

Quantitative Metrics

These are defined based on the type of activities (also referred to as methods of intervention). Some examples of interventions and the corresponding metrics are listed below.

1) Intervention: Enrollment Campaigns

a. Balwadi / Anganwadi Enrollments

b. Out of School children

2) Intervention: Supporting a Balwadi / Anganawadi

a. Attendance Tracking