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Bukkaraya Samudram School

Everyone is differently unique and uniquely different. Bukkaraya Samudram School (BKS) in Andhra Pradesh embodies this notion and employs sports and cultural activities to empower children with hearing and speech impairment. BKS was pitched in 2008 when the Rural Development Trust (RDT) commissioned the school to be a singular institution in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh which …

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Promila Bahadur

In 1991, India, it wasn’t usual for a 14-year old teenager to teach herself on how to use a computer. But Promila Bahadur accomplished this and what she did with this knowledge has profoundly changed the lives of many young women in a poor village just 15 kilometres from her hometown of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. …

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Popular musician and rapper Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, revealed in the month of March that he would be donating a total of $1 million to numerous Chicago Public Schools. The rapper made the announcement during a news conference at Westcott Elementary School, which sits a few blocks away from where he …

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Chatterbox

Where there is will, there is a way. However, for the refugees, despite the absence of a way, their will remains persistent. This statement mirrors the situation for almost every refugee across the globe. Mursal Hedayat, an Economics graduate, came to the United Kingdom at the mere age of four as an Afghan refugee along …

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Science Ashram

In the world of constant approval and competition, there resides a place, where all the young minds are wired and rewired off the tangibility of the preexisting norms of the society. Such a seclusion is called Science Ashram. Science Ashram is an unique hands-on science learning centre where children learn the concepts of science by …

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Cartoons

“Home is where the story begins. When I start something, it should be in my home state.” With this thought, the journey of Surya Prakash – an IIT Bombay alumnus – of educating the children in Gopalganj district in rural Bihar in the most effective ways started. After interacting with many school children, he realised …

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school under the flyover

A first year college dropout from Aligarh, Rajesh Sharma lives in Delhi with his family and owns a small grocery shop. Born and brought up in difficult circumstances, Rajesh had to give up his dream of acquiring higher education as his family could not afford to pay his fees and the college was located at …

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In an excessively ambitious era, our pursuit of ‘success’ leaves behind a week comprising of a hefty schedule, with the weekend being the only glimmer of hope that we hold on before every Monday. And yet, there are a group of college students in the Sunrise State of Andhra Pradesh, utilizing their weekends to bring …

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