Tag: RTE

“Without Education our Revolution will Lose its Way”: Kashmir’s Youth Recall Curfew Schools

 
/ May 1, 2017

Almost a year ago, the five-month-long Kashmir Unrest had forced schools to shut down due to the constant curfews and unrest, leaving school going children high and dry. Until Kashmir’s youth joined forces.

Impact

Tragic Death of Two Children Motivates Community to Demand and Get School

 
/ March 16, 2017

The tragic death of two girls was the catalyst for transformation in a village in Uttar Pradesh to demand a school in their village, under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

IMPACT | Mid-day meals started in school

 
/ October 20, 2015

Batiyagarh, Damoh, Madhya Pradesh | Arti Bai Valmik 201 kids starved every day in this school because no mid-day meals were being distributed. Correspondent Arti Bai took immediate action to ensure the meals were resumed for the children in Bakayan. The children and their parents are happy now. This is their...

School at the Risk of Collapsing due to Mine Blasting

 
/ January 17, 2017

A regular class in Kujuma Government School is interrupted with a deafening blast. The walls shook and the ceiling threatened to fall down. But in five minutes later, it was a usual business for the 40-50 children studying in the government primary school. This is not a warzone, this is...

Three years later, Children get a New School in Chhattisgarh

 
/ January 9, 2017

Shankar Pradhan, 12, attended classes under a thatched roof, in the sweltering heat and rains of Chhattisgarh. Just like 100 other children, he was a student of the only government primary school in the Badwar village, which lay unfinished since three years. “They started the construction four years ago but...

This school has 550 children here and they need drinking water

 
/ December 7, 2016

In spite of four handpumps and a water pump in the school, the children of Marcha Middle School are still thirsty. There only source of water in this village’s government school, is a well without any protective barricades, on the premises. A year ago the district Assembly Legislator Paulo Soren...

Caste Discrimination keeps Dalit Children from Schools

 
/ November 14, 2016

In Uttar Pradesh, a primary school accommodates students from nearby villages in Pratapghar district. Among them is Mansi, a student of class two. Mansi has a startling revelation: the principal forced her to dispose off the carcass of a puppy. When she refused to do so she was brutally caned....

Caste Discrimination keeps Dalit Children from Schools

 
/ November 14, 2016

In Uttar Pradesh, a primary school accommodates students from nearby villages in Pratapghar district. Among them is Mansi, a student of class two. Mansi has a startling revelation: the principal forced her to dispose off the carcass of a puppy. When she refused to do so she was brutally caned....