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Here’s How a Drop Out was Determined to Complete her Education

Here’s How a Drop Out was Determined to Complete her Education

Despite having a tough childhood, Renuka dons a never-say-never attitude. This reflects in her work. In a brief span of time, she has managed to enrol many girls in school, counselled parents to stop child marriages, and formed a very strong bond with her Discussion Leaders.

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Timely Action Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

Timely Action Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

Suman is a 19-year-old ambitious girl. She is currently living in Jaipur with her parents and two siblings. Suman wants to become a teacher in future as she believes that only education can help people change their future. She said that “My only aim in life is to make my parents proud. Every parent should be supportive of their children. They are responsible to make or break their child’s future.”

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An Anonymous Call to the ChildLine Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

An Anonymous Call to the ChildLine Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

Have you heard about an Indian court opening at 2 am? This landmark move was undertaken in Rajasthan to save a child’s childhood by prohibiting her marriage.

Mahesh, under Save the Children’s project ‘Marriage: No Child’s Play’, participated in the residential training on Life Skill Education for Discussion Leaders. He is currently studying into expressing himself better. He learnt how to put forth his point and become a little more assertive. Various topics such as self-confidence, emotions, gender challenges, and the ill-effects of child marriage were discussed during this training.

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A Helping Hand Saved a Childhood from Getting Destroyed

A Helping Hand Saved a Childhood from Getting Destroyed

Residential workshops being arranged by Save the Children is helping children realise their true potentials. One such training held in Kathmana, Rajashthan helped Komal, a bright 19 years old. She went from being a shy introvert to a confident articulate girl.

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Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

The only Aanganwadi worker in the village of Praharajpur, Odisha is Vijaya Lakshami Mallik. 34 years in this profession, she had not attended many skill trainings to build her capacity. Identifying this as a pressing need of numerous Aanganwadi workers in and around the area and to ensure all-round development of the children in pre-schools, Save the Children arranged a four-day training programme. Part of our project, ‘Education to Empowerment: Pillars of Learning’ this training made the Aanganwari workers aware about interactive teaching.

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