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
Our newly formed Hunar Ghar Bal Sansad – Children’s Parliament convened its first meeting discussing roles and responsibilities of each member and setting up prospects. The platform gives children the opportunity to voice their opinions and become key decision makers for the school as well as the local community.
In May last year, Asha and Amisha, two of our students from Hunar Ghar, featured in a BBC photo story about what life is like for children growing up in Bakhel. Our Rural Changemaker, Rahul Dubey, has been speaking to the girls about how their lives have changed over the past year, what they are up to now and their hopes for the future…
Creative fun is an integral part of Balwadi at Hunar Ghar. In line with our Balwadi Social Vision, we strive to build an environment in our classrooms where our youngest students can explore their creativity and become active learners through simple, yet fun-filled activities. In this blog, our Balwadi lead Pankaj shares the details of one such activity being conducted inside a Balwadi classroom.