I happened to read the latest report by The 10to19: Dasra Adolescents Collaborative. The report titled ‘Lost in Lockdown: Chronicling the Impact of COVID-19 on India’s Adolescents’ highlights the ways in which the lockdown and pandemic have affected various dimensions of the lives of young people mainly education, livelihoods, social isolation, mental health, exposure to violence, reproductive health and child marriage, as well as access to food and health services.
Recipe of 'No-bake Cheesecake' for @mymealkit.in
Living my Nigella Lawson fantasy, courtesy My Meal Kit. This is not just a recipe video, it's a journey. This Blueberry Cheesecake has a miraculous flavour and is ridiculously easy to make. It is scented with vanilla and the richness of dairy. Super easy-to-follow steps give you a cake that will serve and savour your senses like no other. Go crazy!! 💗
A woman who stands her ground and pursues education, defying social constructs, not only inspires others but also bring about change in her own life and within the community. In conversation with one of the oldest teachers from the Gyan Shala program in Uttar Pradesh, Miss Zakra's Nikhat, who continues to inspire young girls in UP with her work. An interview for E&H Foundation
In the ‘Culture and Captivity’ chapter of his book, ‘Identity and Violence’, Amartya Sen writes: “Shakespeare gave voice to the concern that ‘some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.’ In the schooling of children, it is necessary to make sure that smallness is not thrust upon the young, whose lives lie ahead of them. Much is at stake here." Penning down some pending thoughts about education and development at the intersection of the Coronavirus.
As part of the E&H Foundation & in an attempt to understand the impact of our program, I followed the story of some of our first-generation learners who joined us at the beginning of the program in 2013. Meeting them has authenticated the impact of strong pedagogy & the importance of enabling quality education of underprivileged children at primary level through proven models. Watch this short film by me for E&H Foundation and support the education of more such first-generation learners by visiting my campaign on Give India - https://tinyurl.com/yd24ag6d
In the current scenario, a majority of underprivileged children are going to school but eventually dropping out !
This is often because of poor quality of education and learning levels among many children at the bottom of the pyramid-population. A lot of socio-economic and geographical externalities also contribute to this trend. Although, the sector has been making steady progress. With the Right To Education (RTE), enrolment percentage of students in schools has gone up. However, quality of...
A brief case-study of a duo of brother and sister who are enrolled in our primary educational program in Farrukahabad, where E&H Foundation is supporting quality education of first-generation learners in partnership with ESO's Gyan Shala model.
A brief case-study of two first-generation learners, both sisters, enrolled in E&H Foundation-funded primary educational program in Farrukhabad district of Uttar Pradesh where the foundation is enabling quality education of around 7,000 children in partnering with ESO's Gyan Shala model in the academic year 2019-2020.
No dialogue between Mr Modi and his counterpart, Mr Khan at the recent SCO summit in Bishkek is a missed opportunity. Yesterday, as India and Pakistan united for the World Cup, the two nations must unite beyond the playground, now more than ever, to address the global issue of terrorism.
Continuous reportage on my ongoing project with E&H Foundation, a Delhi based NGO working to enable quality education & healthcare for underprivileged children in India. As the Communications Manager and Global Giving Project Leader for E&H Foundation, I have been developing quarterly reports to update donors and our partners on our ongoing project to engage with them and communicate the foundation's progress, impact and goals through these short reports.