Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2013
Avanti Fellows
This description of Akshay Saxena's work was prepared when Akshay Saxena was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
To ensure students from low-income households have realistic access to higher education, Akshay Saxena is creating an affordable alternative to the expensive tuition classes that currently serve as a threshold for students to pass their college entrance exams. His approach relies heavily on social workers who facilitate the classroom while structuring learning through peer education.
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