Monthly Archives: January 2015

Talent Facing the Barrier of ‘Conventionalism’

by Prakash Gupta We were walking across the panchayat area from one school to the other and were observing a number of things around the panchayat area. While walking we saw a bunch of children playing with bows and arrows. … Continue reading

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Riding Poverty to a Better Future – Story of Radhika Prajapat

by Prakash Gupta Radhika is a 12 year old girl who studies in class V in a private school near her house. She belongs to the ‘Kumhar community’ in the area. Traditionally, Kumhars belong to the ‘potter’ community. In this … Continue reading

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Challenging Destiny – The Story of Suresh Meghwal

by Prakash Gupta “I tell my story not because it is unique, but because it is not”. -Malala Yousufzai Suresh who lives in the village called Majam of Gogunda block is different from other children of his age. He has … Continue reading

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Walking Against the Wind – Story of Valuram Gameti

by Prakash Gupta Fearlessly, in search of wisdom and knowledge he travels almost 12 kms daily to go to school. Ignoring the thistles, pebbles and thorny bushes laden here and there he goes to school every day. Valuram is studying … Continue reading

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शिक्षा का उद्देश्य?

Read this article by SBI #YouthforIndia fellow Varun Sharma, who wrote this after visiting Sohaba, which is an extremely interior village at Odisha. वर्तमान परिवेश में शिक्षा के इंस्ट्रुमेंटल उद्देश्य को नाकारा नहीं जा सकता, इसमें मेरे नज़रिए में कोई … Continue reading

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Breaking ice!

Sonali, SBI #YouthforIndia fellow, shows how language and culture need not be a barrier when it comes to talking with children at Kaprada, Gujarat. “One song, two circles and we are all set to the break the ICE No language … Continue reading

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Negligent healthcare for rural Indian children?

A short note on Komal Ramdey’s experience of being a part of health care camp at Goondiya, Gujarat. Of all the forms of injustice, inequality in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane. These words of Martin Luther King kept … Continue reading

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