TEAM BALIKA DEVI RISES ABOVE HER CIRCUMSTANCES

Devi Kumari has had a tough life. Growing up among 5 siblings in a village in Rajasthan, her family often faced scarcity of food. Her parents are labourers but always gave them hope for a better future with education, a future where their children could have meals on their plates, round the clock. Unfortunately, life…

WELCOMING ANU VAIDYANATHAN ON BOARD WITH EDUCATE GIRLS!

Anu Vaidyanathan is an impressive – and quite intimidating – woman who has already achieved so much at such a young age! Not only is she a bright professor with a PhD, but she is also a successful triathlete who has been traveling around the world for her sports. She uses her notoriety to raise…

LAUNCH OF EDUCATE GIRLS’ PROGRAM IN SIROHI DISTRICT

After operating for 5 years in the gender-gap districts of Pali and Jalore, Educate Girls has proven to be a sustainable solution when it comes to improving government schools. This is the reason why we are now launching our program in Sirohi, a district where the current literacy rate is merely 56.02% and where many…

THE EROS FOUNDATION BECOMES A PATRON OF EDUCATE GIRLS

The Eros Foundation has become a patron of Educate Girls to promote education for girls from Sanchore Block, in Jalore District of Rajasthan. The Foundation will support the work of Educate Girls in over a hundred villages reaching out to 15,000 girls. Educate Girls works to reform government schools for girls’ education by leveraging existing…

LOCAL GIRL LEADERS SHINE AT TEAM BALIKA MEETING

The rallying cry roused the young women assembled for Educate Girls’ monthly Team Balika meeting in the desert town of Bar, Rajasthan. This being the second week of her six-week placement at Educate Girls’ regional office to conduct a research study into girls’ education and empowerment, Elizabeth Shaw was happy to be invited to observe…