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Fighting the Odds: Delhi's Vicky's Steadfast Resolve is to Become a Doctor

Fighting the Odds: Delhi's Vicky's Steadfast Resolve is to Become a Doctor

“I live here but what I don’t like is the fact that people here have no decency to talk. They pick fights and even hit each other with ‘laathis’ at times. No one respects each other. To go to school I have to walk through the jungle, there is a great chance of kidnapping. Two-three children from my school were kidnapped and no one knows where they are", says Vicky.

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Working with Delhi's Shivam's to Help Him Realize his Dream of Becoming an Engineer

Working with Delhi's Shivam's to Help Him Realize his Dream of Becoming an Engineer

“I aspire to be a software engineer someday and work with computers. If that doesn’t work out I would like to become a policeman and help fight against unlawful citizens. The people who indulge in drug use, alcohol abuse and misbehaviour must be stopped", says 14-year-old Shivam from New Delhi.

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'When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Police Officer and Stop Girls' Harassment'

'When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Police Officer and Stop Girls' Harassment'

“Girls here face a lot of harassment especially while going to school and using bathrooms at night. I want to join the police force and stop all of this. It’s sad that we don’t even feel safe in our so-called home and community.” says Nidhi.

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Adversities Cannot Stop a Determined Nitesh to Complete his Education

Adversities Cannot Stop a Determined Nitesh to Complete his Education

“You can achieve any dream if you learn to trust someone, you can get together and work towards reaching a goal.” 14-year-old Nitesh lives in Sawda JJ Colony where he lives with his parents, two brothers and a sister. He studies at SarvodhyaVidyalya. His favorite hobby is playing cricket with his friends.

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Cyclone Fani: Enabling Children to not Drift Away from the Path of Education

Cyclone Fani: Enabling Children to not Drift Away from the Path of Education

11-year-old Twinkle Jena, a student of class 6th,  from Raipur village in Manika GP in Krushnaprasad block of Odisha has found new beginnings just like 5000 other boys and girls of the area. All these children found their world devastated by FANI, children lost their books, pens, and pencils. Twinkle just like many other children tried to collect her books and pens and pencils and other study materials from the rubbles of the house. She was inconsolable as she couldn’t retrieve a single pen or a page from the house.  It took her many days to collect old books from her seniors as it was still summer and she had thought to start her studies earlier than many of her classmates.

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