Lekha Timeline

2015 at Lekha

Lekha Writing Center had over 3,000 registrations for the year and consolidated our locations into regions: South Bay, East Bay and Peninsula.

2014 at Lekha

Lekha educational programs expand to Berkeley, Hayward, and Milpitas with over 3000 registrations.

2013 at Lekha

Lekha educational programs expand to Cupertino, schools in Danville, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Moraga, Santa Clara, and Walnut Creek with over 2500 registrations.

2012 at Lekha

Lekha educational programs expand to City of Belmont, City of Pacifica, locations in Pleasanton, San Carlos, San Jose, San Ramon, Union City, schools in Foster City and Campbell, and in partnership with Tender Loving Childcare in San Jose with over 1500 registrations.

2011 at Lekha

Lekha expands its educational programs to 10 additional locations (Campbell, Concord, Danville, Dublin, Foster City, Millbrae, Moreland School District, Redwood City Parks & Recreation, San Mateo and South San Francisco) serving over 800 registrants.

2010 at Lekha

Lekha partners with Delphi Academy and Granada Islamic School to present Lekha classes as after-school enrichment programs at school sites.

2009 at Lekha

Lekha expands its educational programs to six locations serving 200 students: North San Jose, Oakland, Redwood City, South San Jose, Sunnyvale, and West San Jose.

2008 at Lekha

Lekha hires its first teacher and expands its programs to include a ten weeks of writing camp.

2007 at Lekha

Lekha Studio was founded in West San Jose. While Lekha continued after-school classes, Lekha started spring break camp. Lekha also began a 4-week summer camp with 20 students, expanding the student population beyond Jyoti’s circle of friends.

2006 at Lekha

Lekha began as an experiment when a friend asked Jyoti to teach her child to write. The first class included six children in grades 2-6. In two weeks, each wrote a story and created a book.