Where children Defy odds to make a future
After a few months, I can hand over the responsibility of the space to the locals who take ownership of everything, including the financials.
Of the students, by the students, for the students
Their clarity of thought, sensitivity towards others and the ability to look inwards were rare and presented a hope for a positively different soci...
A for alternative, E for environment
EVS or environmental studies class found the older students inspecting a bund in the elevated parts of the campus. The rains were around the corner.
Kutch's Water Champions In The Making
Local youth, with some amount of training and support, can implement solutions for the community if they understand and manage local water problems.
Balaknama Might Just Be The Most Unique Newspaper In The Country
Sold for Re.1, the paper runs on a contribution of Rs.5 per month from each kid, that helps in funding their basic education, as well as the newspaper
The Slow Food Junior Chef’s Academy Summer Camp
"You use hing (asophetida) in your cooking, but do you know what it actually is? No? Then go and find out."
Sustaining vision: replication or renewal?
How can schools transform into learning, moving, creative institutions that regenerate from within?
When Faith Struck a Happy Chord
This initiative not only revealed the many musical facets of the children, but also resulted in several changes in their outlook.
The language link
A young tribal teacher of Odisha uses the children's mother tongue to link their world to that of mainstream education in Odia and English.