Project Nanhi Kali: Creating a better tomorrow...

Find out who we are and
what we do for the girl child

Project Nanhi Kali was founded in 1996 at
K.C. Mahindra Education Trust by Anand Mahindra with the aim of educating underprivileged girls in India.

Support offered for the cause

Project Nanhi Kali is one of India’s largest programmes that enables underprivileged girls to complete 10 years of schooling. The project provides daily academic support as well as an annual school supplies kit, which allow the girls to attend school with dignity.


For the year 2021-22

Heart-warming stories

January 7, 2019

From Nanhi Kali to PT Teacher

Gangamma’s parents were uneducated and had a hand-to-mouth existence, but they always had big dreams for their daughter. And Gangamma persevered. She completed her early schooling in a […]
December 31, 2018

A Childhood Lost And A Childhood Regained

Brundha is a 9 year old girl studying in the class 4 in a UP school in Ukkuruba. Her father is suffering from Tuberculosis and is bed ridden. The family […]
April 9, 2018

An Under Privileged Girl Enjoys Her Right To Education Through Project Nanhi Kali

Mogasala Aruna is presently studying in class 10 at GHS, Dumbriguda. She is the youngest daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Naraya. The family of 3 daughters and parents […]

How Can You Help?

Project Nanhi Kali is a participatory project where you can sponsor the education of an underprivileged girl child for a minimum period of one year. For as little as INR 5400, you can support a girl studying in primary school (Class 1 to 5), and for INR 6000, you can support a Nanhi Kali studying in secondary school (Class 6 to 10) for an entire year. As a sponsor, you will receive the photograph and profile of your Nanhi Kali, followed by regular progress reports.

Nanhi Kali in the media

Stay up-to-date with the latest News & Events from Nanhi Kali

December 7, 2022

Nanhi Kali brings back the seventh edition of Proud Fathers For Daughters

Project Nanhi Kali returned with the seventh season of Proud Fathers For Daughters after 2 challenging years of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year the annual charity event was […]
February 14, 2020

Nanhi Kalis play their happy tune at the Mahindra Blues Festival

The 10th anniversary of Mahindra Blues Festival had a special tune to it. Through ‘Blues in Schools’, an initiative by Oranjuice Entertainment and Project Nanhi Kali, our Nanhi […]
February 11, 2020

Some pictures are worth a thousand smiles

The sixth edition of Proud Fathers for Daughters brought together proud fathers, daughters, and even mothers to #MakeEveryDaughterSmile This year, Proud Fathers For Daughters unfolded in Mumbai on […]

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