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Education Partnerships

The Wrigley Company Foundation has provided quality education to more than 57,000 children.


IMPROVING EDUCATION THROUGH PARTNERSHIP

WRIGLEY COMPANY FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH PRATHAM IN INDIA

The Wrigley Company Foundation's partnership with the Pratham Educational Foundation, the largest non-governmental education organization in India, provides quality education to over 57,000 underprivileged children in 800 villages throughout India. With a US $1 million grant, the Foundation has strengthened the educational opportunities for students with limited resources. Pratham has seen a 78 percent increase in literacy rates and 73 percent increase in math comprehension giving children a chance at future success.

In a state in India where children’s education needs the greatest push, the Wrigley Company Foundation’s multi-year support has been immensely useful in improving learning outcomes of thousands of children, as well as demonstrating the effectiveness of our approach to individuals and institutions across the country.” – Rukmini Banerji, Chief Operating Officer, Pratham Education Foundation.