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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 …

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 …

Stone2Milestones

A little girl of grade one couldn’t read simple words and usually ended up copying the question instead of the answer, as an attempt to cover her embarrassment. Two adorable kindergarten kids couldn’t read or recognize alphabets when they entered the senior kindergarten of their school. Although, the examples represent seemingly harmless mistakes done by …

Dr. Bandukwala

Education is a significant tool that empowers and enlightens an individual. Unfortunately, even though it is pronounced to be the birth right of every citizen of the world, a monumental proportion has been deprived of it. Nevertheless, there are many who dedicate their efforts to extend education to the destitute and give opportunities to those …

Transgender

Sahaj International School is India’s first residential transgender school in Kochi. It was inaugurated by transgender rights activists and artist Kalki Subramaniam on 30th December, 2016.This school is a pioneering initiative to curb the existing taboo in the society surrounding transgenders and to enhance the quality of life for them by providing them quality education. …

Mathnasium

What happens when a passionate teacher with an innovative teaching idea goes above and beyond his classroom? He disrupts the educational landscape of his city. Mathnasium, an idea that was conceived and created by Larry Martinek, from Los Angeles, who spent 40+ years designing, developing, and refining the approach based on his extensive teaching experience. …

71-year-old

71-year-old Meena Nijhawan from Noida started teaching four children, who were living on the streets, in a small garage. She never had a faint comprehension that this small garage with these four innocent children would change her life and lives of thousands of children. “Since I hail from an army background, the urge to serve …

digital

“I was asked to teach for an hour. The students were so enthusiastic to learn that I ended up teaching for up to three hours! ”, says Hemanth, a volunteer with AP Government’s digital training programme. Besides being well-informed, India’s youth today is also sensitive to issues and harbors a keen desire to give back …