Juniper-Akshara tieup provides libraries to poor
Juniper Networks has committed $34,080 to Akshara Foundation over three years to fund children’s libraries and educational resource centres (ERCs). The funding, done through Juniper Networks Foundation Fund, follows an earlier
grant of $7,500.
In six years Akshara Foundation has worked with over 1.65 lakh children through its educational programmes at
the pre-school, in-school and out-of-school level. The foundation, through its network of 50 libraries in Bangalore circulates over 75,000 books among its 11,000 members.