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5 Mn Women in Bihar Empowered with Education & Opportunities

This initiative is implemented in partnership with TATA Communications. Kalawati Kumari, a 29-year-old Political Science graduate from Simdega College drew inspiration from project S.H.E.’s six-part…

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Living With Polio & Entrepreneur at 16, He Takes Education to Small Cities

Ajay Gupta was diagnosed with polio when he was only nine months old. However, being disabled himself, he spent his life working for the cause…

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Denied Education, She Built India’s 1st School for Muslim Girls

Year: 1905 Location: Ladyland  They say this is a ‘feminist utopia’, where the purdah system has been reversed. Here, the men are confined indoors, and…

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Ajay Gupta has set up Bachpan playschool across the country
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Entrepreneur at 16, Hero Brings Quality Education to Smaller Cities

At just 9 months, Ajay Gupta was diagnosed with polio, which left both his legs and left hand paralysed. Today, he has a 70 per…

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Retired Couple Gift Free Education to 1000+ Underprivileged Kids

“We realised that the daily wage earners’ children, who go to government schools, have no one to help them with schoolwork,” begins Siva Swamy. “They…

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marathwada resident prafulla shashikant, founder of VOPA, a platform to ensure quality education to rural children
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One Man Brings Free Education to Lakhs in Maharashtra’s Backward Regions

Prafulla Shashikant (33) has worked tirelessly to ensure that children from the country’s most backward and marginalised factions are able to complete their education.  In…

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NRI Couple Funds 7 Years of Education for Rural Kids, Help 5 Students Go to US

In a small, nondescript house in B J S Colony in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur, 17-year-old Kusum Chaudhary, with visa in hand, is preparing to fly to…

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IIT Grad Helps Village Girls Fly High With Jobs, College Education & More

There are many influences that led to Surabhi Yadav starting Sajhe Sapne (shared dreams), a social enterprise that offers end-to-end support to women from marginalised…

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After $1 Million Prize, Village Teacher Transforms Education in Maharashtra

Ranjitsinh Disale, recipient of the Global Teacher Prize 2020, did not always want to teach. He was an aspiring engineer, but soon had to leave…

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6 Reasons Why Art Education is Crucial for Your Kids Growth

This article has been sponsored by Kiran Nadar Museum of Art ‘Art is as natural as sunshine and as vital as nourishment,’ is what Maryann…

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