An act of Kindness can transform someone’s life

Written by: Riya Singh Standing with people is sometimes more important than standing up for them. Sometimes, our actions contradict our intentions because we get torn between what is right and what can be the solution for a particular situation. UPAY volunteers faced a similar dilemma when they came to the rescue of Payal.  Payal is an ordinary-looking 10-year-oldContinue reading “An act of Kindness can transform someone’s life”

Understanding the nuances of National Education Policy 2020

Written by: Sayani Kundu As soon as the National Education Policy amendment has been announced, it became the talk of the town. The government had initiated for an “inclusive, participatory and holistic approach, which takes into consideration expert opinions, field experiences, inquiry, stakeholder feedback, further as lessons learned from best practices”. The policy claims to supply promisingContinue reading “Understanding the nuances of National Education Policy 2020”

Teachers- Assisting Discovery

Written By: Prem Priyesh गुरुर ब्रह्मा गुरुर विष्णु गुरुर देवो महेश्वरः गुरुः साक्षात्परब्रह्मा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नमः Guru Stotram by Adi Shankaracharya The Sanskrit shloka means that Guru is the representative of Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva. He creates and sustains knowledge and destroys the weeds of ignorance. Ignorance of literacy as well as proper conduct.Continue reading “Teachers- Assisting Discovery”

Every child must believe in himself!

‘While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about’— Angela Schwindt. Vinay Nishad, of Class 4, is a living example of the quote above. Coming from a very humble background from the slums of Wardhaman Nagar in Nagpur, he studies in our Reach & Teach center.Continue reading “Every child must believe in himself!”

Sheetal’s liberation through education!

Shabby little attire and barefoot She was wandering across the streets, her eyes laid on alms. Selling balloons on the city streets and persuading every passerby with open arms. She was the fourth sibling and only daughter of the family. Born and brought up on the pavements of a bustling city, This is Sheetal ChakarContinue reading “Sheetal’s liberation through education!”