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Learning first-hand through PBSA

By | community participation, Education, Exposure trips | No Comments
Every year classes at Hunar Ghar undergo PBSA – Project Based Summative Assessment to learn through observation and interaction outside the school. The students pick up a topic in consultation with their class teachers and then plan and execute a visit themselves. This year class 4, 6 and 7 visited Primary Health Centre, Mandwa, Forest Deptt office, Kukawas and Post Office at Mandwa respectively for their PBSA. Here’s a brief overview of their experience…

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Republic Day parade at school

Hunar Ghar celebrates 69th Republic Day

By | India, school news | No Comments
Hunar Ghar celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India this 26th January. The constitution of India came into effect in 1950 on January 26th and this day is ever since celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm. The children at school participated in cultural programs and the community members were invited to share the joy. The school Principal, Ajit ji shares a brief account of the activities..

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The mandatory hand-shake before the fight begins

Sports Day at Hunar Ghar

By | India, Sports Tournament | No Comments
Hunar Ghar recently celebrated its Annual Sports Day with rigor and enthusiasm. The event spread over three days hosted 7 schools in the vicinity. Over 200 children from other schools took part in Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Archery and various track & field events. The value of sport in building character and leadership behaviors has been widely recognized, events like these instill in children a sense of grit, determination and team-spirit. It was heartening to see the community of Bakhel & near-by villages as well as the local administration lending support for the event and cheer for the children. Our program administrator, Kanan shares a detailed description of the event..

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Anika at Hunar Ghar

A volunteer’s account of Health & Community Engagement at Hunar Ghar

By | Health, volunteers | 4 Comments
Volunteers have constantly been a valuable support for the team at Hunar Ghar, the children and the Bakhel community. Anika, a General Practitioner working in London, UK recently completed a 9 week stint at Hunar Ghar to support the health team. She shares her experience of getting to know the children & community , working closely with the health team and subsequently setting up processes to deliver higher standards of healthcare in Bakhel..

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Diwali celebrations

Diwali Celebration at Hunar Ghar!

By | Festival | No Comments
We had a joyous Diwali celebration at Hunar Ghar this year. The celebrations were an amalgamation of festivities as well as learning for the children. The children performed skits, recited poems and shared stories. The teachers were given gifts by the team to celebrate their hardworking spirit. Here’s a glimpse of the occasion..

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