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‘3 Idiots’ in Real Life: Helping a Pregnant Woman Caught in Assam Floods Deliver her Child

‘3 Idiots’ in Real Life: Helping a Pregnant Woman Caught in Assam Floods Deliver her Child

Amidst the havoc caused by floods, there’s some truly heartwarming news coming from Assam. Our response team in the flood-hit areas of Assam pulled off a miracle by helping a pregnant woman  deliver a child safely in the absence of immediate medical care.

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Skill Building for Teenagers to Help Them Break Cycles of Poverty

Skill Building for Teenagers to Help Them Break Cycles of Poverty

After the sudden death of her father 16-year-old Ruksana shares the burden of raising the family along with her mother. She works in the shoe industry of her area, her work is to attach the strap to chappal (slippers) sole. She earns about one rupee for every 12 pairs of chappals. 

Stuck in a cycle of poverty, Ruksana, like her parents, has never been to school. She has now been enrolled in a vocational training where she is learned tailoring. Her work in slipper making has reduced and she is glad that she is learning a trade which will help her establish an income for herself in the long-run.
 

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Read how Save the Children's education programme changed Geeta's learning

Read how Save the Children's education programme changed Geeta's learning

Providing education is not limited to getting out of school children in schools, there is much more to it.  Retaining children in school is a big issue in India. Issues like low teacher student ratio, ill-equipped teachers, poor infrastructure all are major causes of poor retention rate. Working on this Save the Children in partnership with Bulgari developed an education programme. It is because of this this programme that Geeta* loves going to school.

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Bringing Arjun's Ordeal to an End

Bringing Arjun's Ordeal to an End

Arjun, an ophan working in the hot temperate of a brick kiln had never been to school, he didn’t know how to read or writeor write. He started going to Save the Children's funded centre and has now started learning.

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From Wiping tables to earning medals: Read Raj's journey

From Wiping tables to earning medals: Read Raj's journey

From Wiping tables to earning medals. Read Raj's journey from being a child labour to going to school.

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