Gyaanexchange.com is an online community where anybody with a skill, knowledge or idea can teach and anyone with a desire to gain knowledge can learn new things. Gyaanexchange aims to collect atleast 500 books through this drive and has volunteered to give them to an NGO called Goonj (http://goonj.org)
The brand will also be giving away exciting prizes to those who give the maximum number of books. The top three and ten lucky winners will get a book hamper from Gyaanexchange.com
Siddharth Bhansali, CEO and Co-Founder said "We are very excited to launch this drive. It's been a year that Gyaanexchange was launched in Mumbai and Delhi and we've received a tremendous response from all over the country. This is our chance to show that we appreciate all the love and support and express our gratitude by giving back to the community in our own little way."
Vishad Shanghvi COO and Cofounder said , "We at Gyaanexchange really believe in the power of knowledge. Our aim is to influence people to keep learning and enhancing their skills. The book collection drive aims at making knowledge accessible to those who need it most so that these people are better equipped to sustain themselves and lead fulfilling lives."
Books can be sent to any of the following addresses.
1. Noesis Knowledge Solutions, 105 Regal Diamond Center, Opera House, Mumbai 400004. Contact Number: 9167606469.
2. Avenue 29, 4, Kohinoor Mansion, 29, Hughes Road, Grant Road, Mumbai 400 007
3. Omega Education, 34B Jolly Maker Chambers # 2, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021
Books can also be given through flipkart.com and other e-commerce sites by giving the address of any of the above mentioned locations.
India’s first platform bringing to together motivated learners and talented teachers in your community. Gyaanexchange.com is a platform that endeavours to fill critical skill gaps between graduation and employment as well as provide people with learning opportunities on everything – from technical skills such as Excel, Power Point and Public-speaking, to learning experiences that can help people pursue their interests such as music, dance, photography, gardening, cooking, fitness etc. Gyaanexchange does this by providing those who have skills ('teachers')
Gyaanexchange is working towards establishing a community based collaborative learning and teaching environment. It does this by connecting every learner and teacher in one’s city and neighbourhood. Being heavily integrated with social media, students can share with their friends what they are learning and invite them to join.
Gyaanexchange was launched in Mumbai and Delhi on 11th October, 2011. The platform is now available to teachers and learners in Pune, Chennai and Bangalore as well.