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Make Education Hopeful: With a Desk and a School Bag

Make Education Hopeful: With a Desk and a School Bag


17 Jan 2018

Access to quality education is a major concern in the Government Schools of rural India. Schools are considered as temples of learning. Yet, education in these…

What I Saw In Public Schools In Odisha

What I Saw In Public Schools In Odisha


11 Jan 2018

It was a bright day at a village in Odisha. At 9:30AM, I was going to facilitate a full day session about Malaria at the government…

Meeting The Un-assuming Winners

Meeting The Un-assuming Winners


10 Jan 2018

In a very busy month of handling the coffee unit work here in my fellowship host organization, The Shola Trust – formulating plans to collect coffee…

A League Apart – My Conversation With A Bunch Of Brave Women

A League Apart – My Conversation With A Bunch Of Brave Women


9 Jan 2018

Recently I visited my hometown Lucknow and was truly excited when I came to know about this lovely place called, Sheroes, visiting this place can make…

Modern Day Schooling : Who Benefits?

Modern Day Schooling : Who Benefits?


22 Dec 2017

After a long week of holidays for Diwali, not a single student turned up on the first day, while 35 out of 450 turned up on…

My First 3 Months At Swarachna School

My First 3 Months At Swarachna School


16 Dec 2017

As per UNICEF, children have a right to an education, a quality education [1]. Gender sensitive education, child centric education as well as basic life and…

“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”

“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”


15 Dec 2017

The thought started when I overheard a conversation between 2 mothers (M1) mother 1 asked (M2) mother 2 “what is your son studying?” M2 said, “he…

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning


14 Dec 2017

It is said that 65% of the population of India live in rural areas. The major concern across of educators in India is to make the…

Passing The Third Grade – Not As Easy As You Think

Passing The Third Grade – Not As Easy As You Think


11 Dec 2017

Exams. What if I ask you to recall the scene of the whole classroom from your childhood during an examination. I remember when I was in…

Living With Gratitude

Living With Gratitude


22 Nov 2017

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn…

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?


17 Nov 2017

This time last year, I was working in one of the finest Educational institutes in India, ISB (Indian School of Business). I interacted with students from…

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?


5 Nov 2017

“… education without skills is incomplete and skills without education cannot grow further.” While I have spent the last 3 months working on skill development as…

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise


29 Oct 2017

Me (after coming from a government school visit in Samastipur, Bihar), type on Google search- Condition of government schools in India (Google shows 3,91,00,000 results in…

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education


18 Oct 2017

After spending month in Kalahandi, experiencing almost all sorts of adventure, I ask myself, “Could there be anything left to  see?” I have seen death as…

First Day In The Classroom At Sukma

First Day In The Classroom At Sukma


3 Oct 2017

“Every child deserves a champion. An adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they boom the best that they can…