Ms. Madhu Jain, is a social sector leader and philanthropist. Ms Jain oversees the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives at the diversified financial services conglomerate, IIFL Group. Ms Jain has led the CSR function at IIFL with strong emphasis on impact-based social intervention in the fields of education, health, financial literacy, water conservation and livelihood.
Under her leadership, ‘Sakhiyon Ki Badi’ initiative, one of India’s largest girl child literacy programs and has brought about 36,000 out of school girls into education fold in the state of Rajasthan through a network of 1,218 community schools. Sakhiyon Ki Badi community schools have also been a source of livelihood for about 1,220 women, mostly from the economically underprivileged and scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities. The program takes special care to preserve indigenous languages of the communities by using it during teaching. The foundation has helped mainstreaming of over 5000 students into higher government schools.