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11 December 2016
Education is one of the priority areas for PACS. It strives to ensure inclusive, equitable and discrimination free access to quality education to all children, especially children from socially exclud...
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Conference to Improve Learning

22 September 2016
PACS India office in Bihar implemented a project from 2013-2015 to promote inclusive education in Bihar. The aim of the project was to enhance learning levels of children from the socially excluded co...
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Lobbying for health, education

The people of Kurdega, in the Gumla district of Jharkhand in eastern India, had an angawadi (government supported day care) centre located in the heart of their village to provide basic healthcare an...
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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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Preventing school dropout

In rural communities such as the village of Khamariam in the district of Mungeli in Chhattisgarh, many children drop out of school when their parents migrate to other areas for work. PACS and its loca...
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Improving women's health

Fuljan Khatoon, a mother of five from Teghara village in Uttar Dinajpur in West Bengal , learned about the benefits of her village’s integrated child development services (ICDS) centre via education...
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Fighting for land rights

Residents of the isolated village of Aonri Bedma were labelled ‘trespassers’ by Forest Department officials, who bullied and harassed them. They also suffered water shortage and a lack of access t...
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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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‘Acting’ in Community Interest

In Daadpuja, a Santhal populated village in Fatehpur block of Jamtara in Jharkhand, awareness of government schemes and entitlements was very low. Supported by PACS, Lok Chirag Sewa Sanstha (LCSS), a ...
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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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