GEMS is a not for profit English medium school based in Himalayan rural India. The children at our school mostly come from poor families and in most cases their parents have not completed education themselves. It is our aim to provide the children in our area with the skills, knowledge and confidence that will allow them to realise their full potential. Read more.
GEMS is a non profit organisation and we rely on donations to keep our school running and affordable, find out more about our previous donors and also how you can help support the school. Read more.
All we wanted to do was to start a school for our village children, to offer them English Medium education so they would have more skills and tools to make a better life for themselves and their families. How hard can that be? Let me tell you….Read More
Bob Merrell, Headteacher of Oldfield Brow Primary School and one of GEMS schools most dedicated supporters has published a childrens story “The Yellow Metal Monster”. The Yellow Metal Monster’ is told through the eyes of a young girl, Sapna, and centres around the lives of the children and adults living in a small Indian village called Kandikhal…Read More
GEMS always welcomes volunteers to come and assist in our school, we are able to offer food and accommodation to our volunteers during their stay. Find out more about volunteering
Find out more about the projects being undertaken by GEMS to improve the education of children in the Garhwal region as well as projects to help fund the school. Read more.
The Dewa Hotel, a major supporter of our school, is a 4 Star Boutique Hotel & Resort ensconced amidst the foothills of the great Himalayas near Laxman Jhula Tapovan, Rishikesh. Read more.