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Prioritising education

The young people of Sripanka, in the Daringbadi block of Kandhamal district of Odisha, highlighted education as the highest priority for local development. With the help of PACS and partner VICALP, vi...
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Bringing Equality in Schools

Dalit children attending middle school in Batiagarh village, Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, suffered caste discrimination at the hands of the staff, while all the schoolchildren re...
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A School for All Seasons

The primary school in Ammapatti village in Bahadurpur block of Darbhanga district in Bihar did not have even basic facilities. Moreover, children from the Muslim community were being discriminated aga...
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Demanding Equal Education

30 year old Upendra Ganjhu and his wife live in the remote village of Baniyadih in the Chatra district of Jharkhand. Until recently, their 5 children were not receiving a regular education because, mo...
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Leadership Role for Dalit Lady

Savitri Devi is a dalit woman from the village of Tendui in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh. Before, the women of Tendui would stay in their homes, veiled and allowed only to perform the role o...
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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders

In the Shaskiya Purva Madhyamik Shala (Government Middle School) of Goindri village in the Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh, 16 year old Pooja is the President of her Bal Panchayat (Children’s Counc...
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SMC Exposes School Corruption

In the village of Mansoora in the Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, father of 5, Afsar, and his School Management Committee (SMC) are transforming their local school. Ever since he became SMC Presiden...
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Supporting Flooded Communities

In Uttar Pradesh, the small farming villages of Madhya Nagar and Silauta are in troubled waters… they both stand on the banks of rivers that, with increased unseasonal flooding and unpredictable flo...
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Writing a New Story

A disturbed childhood turned Jacinta into a quiet girl. However, the feelings squirming inside her found another outlet. Whenever emotions filled her to the brink, she picked up a pen and transferred ...
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Building Bridges

Girish Mahale - a poet, scientist, and social researcher - quotes Sir Isaac Newton, to explain his work: “Men build too many walls but not enough bridges.” Girish is one of the 100 young leaders o...
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