Education

September 11, 2020

Families learn to navigate lockdown together

Setting aside livelihood concerns, rural parents learn to engage with their children and keep them occupied productively with local resources, to ensure the children’s emotional well-being

August 31, 2020

Women get a second chance to complete education

Girls who had dropped out because of lack of access to schools and early marriage have enrolled in a program, so as to complete education

August 7, 2020

Children learn through innovative videos during lockdown

Coordinated efforts of teachers, volunteers and parents, who receive custom-designed video content on mobile phones, help children of primary classes in remote villages stay connected to their lessons

May 18, 2020

Lockdown break will undo remote tribal students’ learning

First generation learners in remote villages lack online and community resources to learn at home during lockdown, as mandated by government. They will need to relearn, to make up for lost time

March 13, 2020

Community college helps tribal women pursue vocational education

As we commemorate International Women’s Week, young tribal women in remote villages pursue vocational education towards their livelihood, in a college in familiar surrounds at timings that suit them

March 6, 2020

Life skills education prevents child marriages among Odiya tribes

Life skills education empowers tribal girls with knowledge, self-awareness and decision making capacities, helping them rise above social customs and pressures. It has resulted in decline of child marriages

March 4, 2020

Nutrition gardens help students learn better and eat better

Growing vegetables and fruits in schools with community support improves tribal students’ conceptual understanding of science and maths, and helps them eat a nutritious meal

December 23, 2019

Accessible education for deprived rural students

Established in rural areas lacking in development, state-run model schools in Rajasthan are offering quality education for free to students from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds

December 13, 2019

Child panchayats spur village leaders to improve services

Knowing their rights to life and social protection, school students in child panchayats have compelled rural administrators to provide basic amenities necessary for the development of their villages

November 25, 2019

Stigmatized Lodha tribe starts new life trajectory

Education and sports have helped the Lodhas, a particularly vulnerable tribal community that was forced to lead an excluded life because they were stigmatized as thieves, to increasingly join the mainstream