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Save the Children's Project 'Samudaya Abhivruddhi' is Helping People Live with Dignity

Save the Children's Project 'Samudaya Abhivruddhi' is Helping People Live with Dignity

“We have so much power within us. Unfortunately, there are still many women who are unaware of such power and are being exploited and suffering. I was one such woman who experienced extreme domestic violence and rejection from my family members. At one point in time, I wanted to finish my life. But, fate had something more to offer. Today, I am an entrepreneur, earning my living and educating my child”- says 30 years old Bharthi. 

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Helping Adolescent Girls Achieve their Dreams

Helping Adolescent Girls Achieve their Dreams

Shimla is a resident of Mansa Tida village of Tonk district is a true survivor. This 17 years old belongs to a middle-class family. Her Father (Shri Badri Lal) earns living through agriculture farming while Shimla and all family members support him during the agriculture labouring period. She has one elder brother and a sister. 

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Save the Children's Children Group Sessions are Proving to be Life Changing for Girls Like Priyanka

Save the Children's Children Group Sessions are Proving to be Life Changing for Girls Like Priyanka

Priyanka Bairwa is a bright 19-year-old girl, who from being a shy introvert has now emerged as a young confident woman. A resident of Sohela, she has five members in her family. She has a younger sister and a younger brother. Her father is the sole bread-winner of the family and owns a tyre-puncture shop.

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Save the Children’s Child Champions Trainings Helped Transform Bushra's Views About Hygiene

Save the Children’s Child Champions Trainings Helped Transform Bushra's Views About Hygiene

Bushra lives in the Broad Street slum with her mother, aunt and aunt’s family in a rented 2 room dwelling composition. There are 5 members in her family. Bushra lost her father when she was very young. Her mother works in a small-cap manufacturing unit and earns INR 1500 a month. After her father’s death, the economic condition of her family became worse. 

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Life Skill Training Programme has helped Kavita in Getting Her Widow Sister Remarried

Life Skill Training Programme has helped Kavita in Getting Her Widow Sister Remarried

Kavita Kumari Singh is a 17-year-old studying in class12th in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Burmu, Jharkhand. She hails from one of the remotest villages Binjapur which is around 25 Kms from the block headquarters. Her father is a farmer and mother a housewife. Kavita is the youngest amongst her five siblings-three sisters and one brother. She got admission in KGBV like many other girls from her village coming from the marginalized families. Coming from these marginalized communities the majority of the girls studying at KGBV lack exposure to many important aspects of life skill. The girls have a lot of inhibitions and lack self-confidence in general.

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