47922-014: Rural Education Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Hippocampus Learning Centres (HLC) is a venture capital backed company which operates pre-school and after-school coaching programs for children aged 3-12 years in rural India. HLC has pioneered a new model for improving learning outcomes by developing a low-cost system to deliver a supplementary education curriculum that focuses on a targeted set of learning outcomes. HLC runs education centers in rural India which offer both kindergarten and after school programs. Each center is run by a ... Read More

Country India
Borrower/Equity Investment Name HIPPOCAMPUS LEARNING CENTRES
Project Number 47922-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7405
Approval Date 11 Apr 2014
Sector Education
Subsector Non-formal education
Pre-primary and primary
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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