Tag: right to education

Impact | Teachers Appointed in Bihar School after Seven Years

 
/ September 23, 2016

Three years ago, Md Shehnavaz, a 12-year-old student of Dhanaila Primary School had never seen only two teachers. His classes would happen once in a few days, but it was a new problem. The school was completed in 2007 and catered to over 350 students, mostly from Maha Dalit community,...

International Literacy Day : Children study in a crumbling school

 
/ September 8, 2016

Dedicated to getting an education, children and teachers at this government primary school in Chhattisgarh sit for classes in a crumbling school building. The school has been under construction for over 10 years, but the neglectful attitude of government authorities has still kept this building as a work in progress....

Impact

Education in Conflict: Kashmir’s Community helps Children

 
/ September 8, 2016

On the 50th World Literacy day, Video Volunteers takes you to Srinagar, Kashmir to witness how the local community is supporting its children’s education despite being in a constant state of conflict for the last 60 days. (Know all about Kashmir Unrest here)  The valley’s millions of students have been...

Education in Conflict: Kashmir’s Community helps Children

 
/ September 8, 2016

On the 50th World Literacy day, Video Volunteers takes you to Srinagar, Kashmir to witness how the local community is supporting its children’s education despite being in a constant state of conflict for the last 60 days. (Know all about Kashmir Unrest here)  The valley’s millions of students have been...

Community Survey

‘If I get pension, I would like to study’ requests a young girl

 
/ August 25, 2016

Chitta Hembrom, 16, is a tribal handicap from Jharkhand who has not received her disability pension since four years. Under Jharkhand state’s  Swami Vivekananda Nishakt Swalamban Protsahan Yojna she is entitled to receive Rs. 400 per month and nor is she receiving the state’s educational scholarship of Rs. 250 per...

Impact – Educated about their rights, women get hand-pump repaired in Bihar

 
/ April 7, 2016

Ignorance kept this village water-less for almost two months. The village hand-pump, which is a sole source of safe, hygienic drinking for many villages in India, was broken after wear and tear. However, the villagers did not know whom to approach in the government, in order to complain about the...

Students suffer the brutality of teachers

 
/ May 15, 2015

Kohigia Village Council, Jajpur District, Odisha | Biswanath Patra Even though the Right to Education act prohibits the use of physical torture in government schools, it remains a disturbingly widespread practice across the country to beat students to discipline them. This report documents one such incident, where a teacher severely...

Filthy Toilets Push Students Away from School

 
/ March 30, 2015

30th March 2015 | Chapariya Village; Suriyawan Block; Bhadohi District | Anil Kumar Saroj 107 students at this primary school have to defecate in the open as their school has no toilets. They’ve been in a state of disrepair since the past three years and cause an inconvenience not just...