CARE India is a registered Section 8 company in India and a member of CARE confederation present in 100 countries, which works with the most marginalised women and girls to alleviate poverty and reduce social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation.
EDUCATION
Stories of Hope

EDUCATION

  • Training Matters: Not only for children but also for teachers
    EDUCATION

    Training Matters: Not only for children but also for teachers

    The new building for CARE India’s education programme – UDAAN, in Mewat district’s Nuh Block is all set to welcome 100 girls from the local Meo Muslim community. This excellent initiative in Haryana has materialized with the help of Tapkan Village’s local community dedicated towards strengthening education i... Read More

  • A Dream Born of Illness
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    A Dream Born of Illness

    Rukaiyya's public speaking and time management skills have considerably improved through her education at one of the KGBVs supported by CARE India. Rukaiyya Khatun is the only child to a ... Read More

  • Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum
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    Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum

    Our colleague, Suman Sachdeva (Technical Director, Education) who has worked with CARE for over five years was selected as a 2015 Research Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Center for Universal Education, Washington DC. This was a part of the esteemed Echidna Global Scholars Program which builds the research and analytical abilities of NGO leaders and academic... Read More

  • Ruchi – An Evolving Leader
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    Ruchi – An Evolving Leader

    Ruchi Kumari, a Class VIII student from an upper primary school in Gaya, Bihar, is a member of Meena Manch, an educational forum on gender equality and girls’ rights. Ruchi is an active Meena manch member, instilling hope and faith of a brighter future, amongst all her friends and peers. Her evolution into a confident, optimistic and creatively ver... Read More

  • Javeriya’s Newfound Dreams
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    Javeriya’s Newfound Dreams

    Javeriya Khatoon is one among the many smart students from a KGBV in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. After dropping out of school for a few years – Javeriya’s parents divorced and she moved with her mother – KGBV is a second chance for an education. Read More

  • A Natural Performer, Najma has a Goal to Spread Peace Everywhere
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    A Natural Performer, Najma has a Goal to Spread Peace Everywhere

    It’s a warm sunny day in Mewat, Haryana when I spot 13-year-old Udaan graduate Najma fidgeting around in a corner of the courtyard of the Udaan school. She’s biting her nails so I ask what’s making her so anxious. She nearly bursts out with frustration and tells me she can wait no longer to receive her eighth grade results! She tells me how she ... Read More

  • A Family Believes in Girls’ Education
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    A Family Believes in Girls’ Education

    Rubina is the first in her village to send her daughter to school. “I was always interested in studying and definitely wanted to give my daughter an opportunity to study. People were against my decision, saying she will get spoilt and that nobody will guide her, but I took the plunge and later found that they do more than just guide!” she says with a ... Read More

  • The First to Pursue Secondary School Education
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    The First to Pursue Secondary School Education

    Murshida is the first girl from the village Mahaun in Mewat district of Haryana, to study beyond primary school. A 2013 Udaan graduate, she studied until third grade in the village school and then dropped out. It was only when Join My Village field staff went to her village, met her hesitant parents and eventually convinced them to enrol her at Udaan, that Murshi... Read More

  • Overspreading Effects of Join My Village Teacher Training
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    Overspreading Effects of Join My Village Teacher Training

    It was in the KGBV Gilaula of Shrawasti district in Uttar Pradesh that I met Seema Srivastav – a young, smart, friendly and much loved former warden of the school. Seema passionately described her experience as a KGBV warden for the past 5 years. She has been so close with the students that she is often visited by even the parents of the alumnae. Having bee... Read More

  • A New Year, a New Dream
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    A New Year, a New Dream

    The KGBV school in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh is a warm and welcoming building whose classroom and library walls are covered with many beautifully handmade posters. The students, wearing neat uniforms, stood in front of a school reciting poetry and performing a short theatre p... Read More

  • Building Confidence Through Sports
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    Building Confidence Through Sports

    Daraksha Noori has many skills and interests: she loves to study and she also enjoys crafts and sewing. Daraksha, who is 16 and a 10th grader in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, is also a big sports enthusiast, which is somewhat unusual for girls in rural India, as sports are often presumed to be a boys’ pastime. However Daraksha&rsqu... Read More

  • Meeting the glamour girl of India
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    Meeting the glamour girl of India

    Shabnam met me in front of her small brick house with a big smile and tight hug – a stranger who quickly became a friend just by welcoming a dusty traveller. I had travelled for more than 10 hours to meet this young woman from a remote village in India who recently travelled around the world to New York City for the Read More

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