Innovation in Hindi Learning
In summer of 2009, a committed group of Hindi teachers, journalists, and scholars, while attending a Hindi teaching workshop in the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, decided to set up a non-profit organization to promote Indian culture, heritage and values through the vehicle of Hindi language.
Yuva Hindi Sansthan
The organization, conceived as youth centric, was named Yuva Hindi Sansthan (YHS). The founders vowed to work for the sole aim of revitalizing and promoting the heritage language Hindi among the youths in the United States and other countries.
Yuva Hindi Sansthan Inc. strives to create opportunities to improve the communicative capacity (communication skill) of youngsters in Hindi through youth-centered workshops, meetings, cultural events, and other educational, academic and community-oriented activities throughout US. In order to meet its objective, YHS has also opened pathways to explore venues for working with the other organizations and institutions with similar goals and objectives, researchers, social activists and individuals.
Hindi Sangam Foundation
Hindi Sangam Foundation, a New Jersey based non-profit educational and cultural organization was established in 2015. Founded by Ashok Ojha, a journalist and teacher, to meet complementing goals of promoting Hindi learning and cultural practices in the Indian Diaspora, it's immediate objective was to organize International Hindi Conference in collaboration of universities, educational organizations as well as institutions that supported the idea of promoting Hindi language and culture globally.
Managed by a board of trustees Hindi Sangam Foundation was awarded its first federal grant to conduct STARTALK Hindi Language and Culture Program in the summer of 2016 in association with Franklin Township Board of Education in New Jersey.
President, Yuva Hindi Sansthan & Hindi Sangam Foundation