Enabling Innovation & Creativity

Janyaa – KPMG partnership

As we continue our journey through 2020, we would like to share Janyaa’s accomplishments from the past few months. We are partnering with KPMG India to provide training to school teachers where we are implementing the Janyaa program. We conducted trainings in schools in Kothagudem (Telangana, India). Demos were given to teachers on the experiments…

Janyaa Nature Lab – Grow to learn

  Janyaa Nature Lab (JNL) is an in-school initiative where children can apply Janyaa Lab In a Box(JLIB) science & math concepts to nature. The idea is to encourage schools to grow gardens in their premises under the ownership of children. School gardens are an effective way to use the schoolyard as a classroom, reconnect students with…

Scientific Rangoli – Creativity Explored

At Janyaa, not only do we engage students with our exceptional Math and Science experiments, we also encourage them to explore their artistic and creative talents. Recently we organized a “Scientific Rangoli” competition in 16 Government Schools in 2 districts of Andhra Pradesh. We asked students to design rangolis based on the science concepts that…

Janyaa students find solutions to community problems

A team of 3 eighth grade students of Kakani High School in Andhra Pradesh, built a rain water harvesting prototype which can help conserve rain water and reuse it in their school.  They were inspired by Janyaa’s Social Innovation challenge to find a solution for a long-standing water problem in their school. D. Vijay from…

Janyaa Success Story: Bringing back Dropouts

Janyaa’s Lab-in-a-box (LIB) program not only engages with students, teachers and head masters (HMs) but also has an influence on parents like Ms. Shaikh Khajabi, who is also Sarpanch of Munagodu, a small rural village in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP). Ms. Khajabi, having visited Zphs Munagodu, and having seen the improvement in the…

Janyaa Success Story: Cloth & Paper Recycling

Sustainability might look great as a concept, but real value is derived only when words get translated into actions. And when it comes from a group of students studying in grade IX, belonging to a rural village by the name of Munagodu in Andhra Pradesh (AP), it demonstrates that our future is in good hands….

Janyaa Success Story: Biology Models

When it comes to making a difference to someone’s life, the best one can do is to equip the stakeholders with an ability to take control of their own destiny. This is precisely what Janyaa through its Lab-in-a-Box (LIB) program does via implementing the concept of hands-on experiential learning for underprivileged kids in government schools…

Janyaa Success Story: Recharge Shaft

When one witnesses the next generation taking interest in providing solutions to problems in society, then one can be rest assured that future is in safe hands. And one such idea aimed at solving the decreasing groundwater level was presented by 10th grade students, Anitha, Ravi Kiran and Raju Kumar from Round Table Government School,…

Janyaa Success Story: Water Purifier

Zphs Thulluru, a government school in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which most of us wouldn’t have even heard of, is one of many such schools where Janyaa implements its Lab-in-a-Box (LIB) program. Students, who belong to underprivileged communities, are motivated to become entrepreneurs and problem solvers via focusing on building scientific temper. On the…

Janyaa Success Story: Paper Recycling

“We don’t want trees to be cut for making paper, so we decided to recycle paper in our hostel”, says Soumya, an 8th grade student of Vani High School and a resident of Balika Nilayam, on being asked why she chose such a project. “First, we tear paper into numerous tiny bits”, Soumya starts to explain…