Empowering Communities Through Education

Supporting Education and Innovation.

ECTE (Empowering Communities Through Education), pronounced "eck-tee" is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit born out of a deep sense of compassion towards social and economic justice issues. ECTE is dedicated to enabling individuals and communities to advocate for their rights and well-being. At the heart of our organization is a belief in the transformative power of education and civic engagement. 

ECTE's operations encompass program development and implementation, policy analysis and advocacy, as well as fundraising and resource mobilization. With a presence in Texas, USA and Chennai, India, ECTE is poised to make real difference in the lives of many.

Our Vision

Our vision is to establish a preeminent resource center in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India that fosters a culture of lifelong learning and civic engagement.

Our Approach

Connecting, Advocating, and Fundraising are three key driving forces that ECTE uses to support our mission to build stronger, resilient communities.

Our Commitment

We passionately commit to equipping and empowering communities, and are driven by an unwavering dedication to uplift and transform them.

Our Programs

Register for Workshops and Volunteering

We encourage you to register your interest to participate in our upcoming workshops, events, training programs, and volunteering activities by filling out the form below. We will keep you updated on any upcoming opportunities and contact you as soon as dates and slots are finalized to ensure you don't miss out on any of our programs.


Feel free to contact us at hello@ectefoundation.org