Learning Zone

Search Results: Strengthening SMCs

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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...
Read More

100 School Kids Speak Out

22 September 2014
On Monday 22 September the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Ram Naik, met over 100 primary school children from Lucknow to discuss education at an event organised by PACS....
Read More

Education in Bihar Report

13 October 2014
On 13 October, partner Deshkal Society released a report on the status of primary education in rural Bihar. The Bihar State Manager for PACS spoke at the launch event in Patna where the report finding...
Read More

With.in Leading Together

In 2014, 350 field facilitators took part in our "With.in Leading Together" training programme to build their knowledge, skills and capacities. This video shows how 3 of them have put their new-found ...
Read More

With.in - Dilip's Story

In 2014, Dilip was one of 350 field facilitators who took part in our "With.in Leading Together" training programme. This video shows how Dilip has put his new-found skills into practice, helping to s...
Read More