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Sports intervention in Jhed

A Fellow’s Journey : How sports intervention can help in learning

By Education
 Educate for Life has supported Kshamtalaya, an Indian non-profit organisation founded to support school children in disadvantaged settings. We have enabled three local government schools in the vicinity of Hunar Ghar to benefit from the inputs of three committed Kshamtalaya Fellows who have been working to support students and teachers since the start of the 2017 academic year in August.

Here Kshamtalaya Fellow Stephen Charles, a former Bank of America employee, shares his experience of working in Jhed Secondary School, helping 46 children to develop a greater interest in their studies and learn valuable life skills through participating in sporting activities. 

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eye check up

Eye camp at Hunar Ghar

By Community, Health, India
An eye camp for the students at Hunar Ghar and the community in and around Bakhel was organised on October 4th in collaboration with Global Hospitaland Research Centre, Mount Abu. Hunar Ghar acts a community hub for undertaking health initiatives to the remote area of Bakhel panchyat.  The eye camp is our one such initiative to secure a good eye health for our students/community and also diagnose serious issues in their primitive stages. Our health and community manager, Madhusudan Singh shares his experience..

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Second school management committee meeting at Hunar Ghar

School Management Committee Meeting

By Administration, Community, School Management Committee
The Hunar Ghar School Management Committee (SMC) comprises of community members and the parents of students enrolled at Hunar Ghar as well as Hunar Ghar staff.  Our SMC works with the school administration to manage and monitor school activities. The participation of the parents and the larger community lends us much-needed support on ways to bring about change and strengthens the school’s relationship with local community members.

We cheer the participation of women members. Gender equality helps in ensuring focus on education for girl children and an increased agency for women. An active community interaction, encourages greater students’ enrolment rates besides creating a greater accountability among the school administration and teachers.

The Rural Changemaker at Hunar Ghar, Rahul Dubey who facilitated the recent meeting along with two of our teachers, Gopal and Yudhishtir, shares his experience and observations… Read More