There may be a 3x increase in the number of out-of-school children (2) due to the pandemic leading to ~13 Cr OoSC. Disrupted learning for 80% of school-enrolled children (3) and significant family income losses (4) is leading to school dropouts.
Pre-COVID, almost 50% of nonprofits struggled to raise their budgets (6) and 71% struggled to hire talent. (7). The pandemic has further disrupted program funding, forced layoffs and imposed hiring freezes, all leading to reduced coverage of underserved children.
Most nonprofits, both young and mature, with overlapping missions, work in silos leading to duplication of efforts, delays in delivery of effective services, inefficient utilisation of collective capital and most alarmingly, hindered scale.