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Once the milestone of Gandhiji’s first Satyagraha, this school in Bhitiharwa, West Champaran is creating a positive change in the lives of 350 rural girls. Bhitiharwa, a lesser known village in West Champaran district of the rural belt of Bihar, has an important place in the annals of our history. The village saw the advent …

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Mumbai based organisation Universe Simplified is empowering children to create inventions that can solve pertinent problems in their community When Henna Khan was a child, she was obsessed with the seamless and unending fringes of the vast sky. She would spend all of her time wanting to know more about the stars, and galaxies and …

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An ordinary looking school, relatively small in size like most in the rural belt of Rajasthan, was experiencing a surreally extraordinary vibe. A group of kids, clustered around the corner, were tinkering with regular household materials in an attempt to build a solar powered Lamp. These lamps would come as a gleeful respite to the …

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How Gramiksha is changing the lives of deprived children and the volunteers working for them by way of education

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How Mind Piper, a New Delhi based social enterprise, is using an integrated framework to address mental health issues for the underserved in India   A student from a low-income rural family was anxious about the preparation for the 12th Board examinations. He would stay fixed for hours with books, yet wouldn’t be able to …

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“Understanding of Mental disability is virtually non-existent. Even in the hierarchy of disability, Mental Illness gains the lowest rung. Society needs to have provisions for accommodation and adaptation for the mentally disabled.” says Ambareen Abdullah who has always loved to know people closely. Be it the days of her graduation in Psychology or the Masters …

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Rohit instigating constitutional literacy at home first

Rohit, a youth facilitator, decided that instead of spreading awareness on the constitution to others, why not begin it with his own family first. He shared the concept of the public initiative, Samvidhan Live! The Jagrik Project designed by ComMutiny – The Youth Collective (CYC) with his father and made him perform tasks as a …

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rural girls from Gujrat are living the constitution

Girls from Serisha village in Gujarat are helping in the betterment of their community and breaking their orthodox cages by playing simple games that help them understand the constitution. Bhavik Sharma, a graduate in Gujrati Literature, first started working in the field of education when he joined Sauhard – a non-profit organization from Ahmedabad working …

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