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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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Nargis is Determined to Change her Family's Situation For Good

Nargis is Determined to Change her Family's Situation For Good

11-year-old Nargis lives in a temporary makeshift house in a slum situated on top of the canal in Kolkata. She lives with her parents who work very hard to support the family, Nargis understands the importance of education and is a regular at her school. The only dream she has is to get her family out of their current situation.

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