Organization Name: Varthana

Focus Area: Growing Learners
Region: India
Sector: For Profit
Investment Year: 2014
Varthana offers loans for infrastructure projects to affordable private schools in India and aims to expand access to and improve the quality of education in the country. Many schools utilize Varthana loans to renovate or expand infrastructure, such as the addition of a new library, playground, or lab. Other schools invest in teacher training programs, didactic materials, or improved learning solutions. Regardless of the use, a simple loan request process makes it easy for private schools to access the funds they need and to repay them with accessible rates.