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A 15 year old’s invention !

He was in class 9 when 15-year-old Sikanto first noticed his classmates struggling to pick up waste with their bare hands. This was part of their morning duties at the Jai Gurudev Sanstha School in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, which provides free education to underprivileged children. So he came up with the idea to build a manual waste lifting and dumping device. ... Read More »

A child is meant to learn not to Earn !

“In 2017, India made a significant advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour,” the US Department of Labor said in its annual ‘Child Labour and Forced Labour’ report. This year, the report uses more stringent criteria to assess the efforts of 132 countries and territories to address child labour, the report added. The Department of Labor ... Read More »

Five Groups Advocating for Girls’ Education in India

Nanhi Kali Project Nanhi Kali was founded by Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., in 1996, and targets girls from underprivileged backgrounds. The rationale behind the project is that if these girls are more educated, they could increase economic growth, are more likely to have fewer children, be in better health and live longer. Shiksha Karmi This government initiative ... Read More »

“Educate Girls” to implement the world’s first Development Impact Bond

Educate Girls, an NGO founded by Mumbai-based Safeena Husain, entered into a Development Impact Bond (DIB) contract – an innovative funding model that ties funding to outcomes – with the UBS Optimus Foundation and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in 2015. For the three-year-project covering 166 schools across 140 villages in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, the targets were to enrol out-of-school girls (between the ... Read More »

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