Our Impact So Far

12,000 +

Children Empowered

110

Headmasters

3000+

Engaging Live Sessions

110

Schools

30

Libraries

2

States Covered

About us

How we started

UCatapult Foundation emerged during the COVID-19 lockdown with a mission to educate ,engage and empower students and community from the remotest hinterland districts of India. It is headquartered in Mumbai. The foundation is incubated with NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore...

Projects

Digital Machaan

"Digital Machaan" is our flagship programme that aims to transform rural schools into digital-friendly environments, providing online learning resources and digital infrastructure to empower students in remote areas, aligning with India's Digital India mission. Some projects under this are:

Our Founder

The impact entrepreneur Prema Mishra has 29+ year's experience as an educator.
She is Founder-MD of UCatapult Foundation.
Former COO, Rainbow International school, Mumbai. She worked extensively in Delhi with Delhi Public School (DPS) & GD Goenka school in leadership roles.
Among 9 people short listed by CBSE & Sports ministry to define PE curriculum in India. She is also Advisor & Mentor to many NGO’s and upcoming progressive schools.  At present, she is running 20  Digital Machaan/Centers in Bihar and Five Digital Machaan in Zila Parishad schools in Beed & chalishgaon Districts, Maharashtra in collaboration with GVT & Panch patil team.

Leena Gambhir

Admin Head

Ms. Sangita

School Co-ordinator

Name Surname

Academic Co-ordinator

Testimonials

Brijbala

15 Nov, 2022

I am Brijbala from DPS Greater Noida. I worked with Prema Mishra in her project Chestha. I collaborated with Bihar Teachers to conduct a workshop on Varnamala For Primary School Kids. My experience has been great and enriching.

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Your contribution can transform lives and empower students in rural India!

Digital Machaan

"Digital Machaan" is our flagship project that aims to transform rural schools into digital-friendly environments, providing online learning resources and digital infrastructure to empower students in remote areas, aligning with India's Digital India mission.It further comprises following projects:1. Digital Infrastructure Creation: Establishing a robust digital infrastructure in rural schools by providing computers, laptops, tablets, smart TV and other necessary equipment.2. Internet Connectivity: Ensuring reliable and high-speed internet connectivity, WiFi in these schools to facilitate seamless online learning.3. Online Learning Resources: Curating and providing access to a wide range of online educational resources, including interactive learning platforms, e-books, video lectures, and educational apps.
Project Saksham - Language Learning Programmes
Project Kathakar - Audio stories in local langauge
Project Pustakalaya - Phygital Library
Vidyavani - Online Radio
4. Digital Skills Training (Project Buniyaad): Conducting training sessions and workshops to enhance students' digital literacy and equip them with essential digital skills required in the 21st century.5. Teacher Capacity Building (Project Chestha): Organizing training programs for teachers to enhance their proficiency in leveraging digital tools and integrating technology into the classroom.6. Sustainable Maintenance: We work with Local governments, influencers and Panchayats to Develop a sustainable maintenance plan to ensure the longevity and effectiveness of the digital infrastructure implemented in the schools.7. Monitoring and Evaluation: Regularly monitoring and evaluating the project's impact to measure the progress made and identify areas for improvements.

Our Impact So Far

12000+

Children

110

Headmasters

3000+

Engaging Live Sessions

110

Schools

30

Libraries

2

States Covered

Join us

Founder's Message

At UCatapult, we believe that education is a powerful tool that can unlock endless possibilities. It is our unwavering commitment to bridge the digital divide and provide equal opportunities for students in remote areas. We started this journey during the COVID-19 lockdown and with the support of dedicated volunteers, generous donors, and passionate educators, we have been able to make a meaningful impact to almost 2,00,000 children.
Together, let us continue to build a future where every child, regardless of their location, has access to quality education. Join us in our mission and be a catalyst for change.
Prema Mishra

Your contribution can transform lives and empower students in rural India

How we use your donation

At UCatapult, we are committed to transparency and ensuring that every donation we receive is maximized for the benefit of our mission. Here's how we utilize your generous contributions to make a lasting impact:1. Digital Infrastructure Creation: We invest in setting up and maintaining digital learning centers in rural schools, providing computers, Phy-gital Libraries, and educational software.. (70%)2. Online Learning Resources: We curate and provide access to quality online educational content, courses, and interactive platforms.  (25%)3. Expansion and Outreach: We strive to reach more underserved communities by expanding our operations to new regions, establishing partnerships, and scaling our initiatives to benefit a greater number of students. (5%)

Know About Us

We are a non-governmental organization

UCatapult Foundation emerged during the COVID-19 lockdown with a mission to educate, engage and empower students and community from the remotest hinterland districts of India. It is headquartered in Mumbai.The foundation is incubated with NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore. Initially starting its operations in Bihar villages, UCatapult successfully implemented various initiatives to provide digital education and skills to class V to Class X children.
By setting up digital learning centers (Digital Machaan) equipped with computers, internet connectivity, and educational software, the organization enabled students to access quality educational resources, online courses, and interactive learning platforms. Additionally, UCatapult conducted training programs for teachers, empowering them with the necessary skills to integrate technology into their teaching methodologies effectively.
Driven by its success, UCatapult has now expanded its operations to Maharashtra, recognizing the need to address educational disparities in this region as well.

our mission

From “Hinterland to Harvard” - Ensuring Access and Quality education for all aspiring disadvantaged rural kids. To win back the ‘drop-outs’ and enhance ‘learning outcomes

our Vision

Bridging the urban-rural divide in India’s education. No student should be left behind in the digital era.our Vision