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Fundraising and Communications joins Hunar Ghar

Fundraising & Communications Manager joins

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I am Renuka Bhati, and I have recently joined the very enthusiastic and inspiring team at Educate for Life as Fund Raising and Communications Manager, India. Hunar Ghar set in a picturesque location in Aravalli hills is a unique school for children from a marginalized Adivasi community. It is not just a school; it also caters to the health needs, holistic development and education of the community in and around Bakhel panchayat. The inaccessibility and the challenging environment has not deterred the team at Hunar Ghar, and it is their indomitable spirit that has had me hooked. Read More

Children’s Parliament at Hunar Ghar

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Children’s rights are at the very heart of everything that happens at Hunar Ghar.  Rahul Dubey, our Rural Changemaker, is further championing their rights and strengthening their ability to make themselves heard by working with students to help them to set up a Hunar Ghar Bal Sansad or Children’s Parliament. Here Rahul explains the purpose of the initiative and how it will empower children at Hunar Ghar… Read More

Gold Medal for Hunar Ghar

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Over the past fortnight, Hunar Ghar has undergone its second school self-review facilitated by our partner Adhyayan. The process helps us to improve the quality of education at Hunar Ghar and provides our team with invaluable feedback. Following the review, Hunar Ghar has been awarded a State Gold Medal – a fantastic achievement which reflects the hard work and dedication of our team. Vice Principal Ajeet Sangia shares some details of the review process… Read More

Hunar Ghar: A school that’s worth the walk

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Raju currently studies in Class 7 at Hunar Ghar and is an inspiring student for everyone. He belongs to the Kharda village of Mandwa Panchayat which is around 7 kilometres from Hunar Ghar.  Raju is so motivated to attend Hunar Ghar that the long walk doesn’t phase him. Raju always wanted to be a part of a good school and really likes studying. He used to study at a government school in Mandwa… Read More

Rural Changemaker joins Hunar Ghar team

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People working at Hunar Ghar have been key to the change that has come over the past 10 years in the remote marginalised village of Bakhel. They are also pivotal to the transformation we envision in similar settings across India. Rahul Dubey, a young and dynamic development professional, joined the Hunar Ghar team recently as Rural Changemaker and will be contributing to the ongoing initiatives. He will also be spearheading some new projects he has been passionate to work on, such as creating a bal panchayat – children’s local self-government body – that will work on real issues in and outside Hunar Ghar and setting up a really strong internship and volunteer programme at Hunar Ghar. In this blog Rahul talks in detail about what motivated him to join Hunar Ghar and what his plans are for his role at Hunar Ghar…

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