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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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Child Trafficking Haunts the "Mising Tribe" of Assam

Child Trafficking Haunts the "Mising Tribe" of Assam

Dushyanta (name changed) is a 2 year old playing around the house throwing everything in sight and creating a havoc. Bunti runs behind him all day, picking up the toys, feeding him, cleaning him every time he needs a diaper change, while also doing other household chores. It’s a tiring day, every single day. By the time Bunti retires to bed it is 10 pm. She must get up at 6 again the next morning.

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