TARA Akshar+

Adult Literacy Program
"Providing literacy solutions to empower lives"
About TARA Akshar+
  • TARA Akshar+, an initiative of Development Alternatives (DA) Group) is an ICT based program which aims to promote functional literacy among women in 56 days through Akshar Gyan and TARA Ganit, and thereafter through Gyan Chaupali in 6 months.

  • TARA Akshar+ program has been running in 8 states in India for over a decade. Through this initiative, over 2 lakh women have been made functionally literate.

How Do We Work
Voices from Field
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    Phoolpatti Devi

    Village: Bodhipur, Block: Ramnagar, District: Jaunpur

    TARA Akshar+ made me understand the true meaning of independence. My family didn’t allow me to study but I am making sure my children get an education. My two daughters are B.A pa...

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    Geeta Devi

    Village: Danupur, Paschim Patti, Block: Abholi, District: Bhadohi

    After TARA Akshar+, I gained the confidence to do any kind of work. After my husband's death, when all the responsibilities of the house came upon me, the learning of the TARA...

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    Manju Devi

    Trilokpur Village, Aurai

    Back in 2005, I was the Gram Pradhan of my village but I was unable to perform my duties adequately as I could not read official documents. Now that I have learnt how to read, wri...

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    Chakjudawan Village, Aurai

    Earlier when I did not know how to read, write and calculate, the carpet contractor duped me for a long time and paid me only half of my share of payments. After studying in TARA ...

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    Manju Devi

    Lalanagar Village, Aurai

    TARA Askhar+ gave us an opportunity which even our parents couldn’t provide. At the age of 48, I got to learn reading and writing. That is something I could never imagine


Awards & Recognition