Going to School for an Open Mind

“Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.” -Laurence J. Peter

Observing primary classes at Bhasha’s Vasantshala school, I’ve begun to wonder how school

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The ‘As’ in ASHA

Public health programmes have a long history of working with community health workers. In India, Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHAs) are health workers selected from the village and trained to

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A Day in the Life: All Work, All Play

The GOAL Programme (GOAL) at the Naz Foundation (India) Trust is designed to empower adolescent girls with life skills using sports for development — netball in particular. In 2006, the

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Bridging the Rural Education Gap

“Education is the manifestation of perfection already in a man.”
-Swami Vivekananda
In a world of inequity, education often acts as a means for the less privileged to self-actualize. In

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The Perfect Mix

It’s 9:30am and a Shaishav staff member is flying down the streets of the Kumbarwada slum on their bike as I grab onto the seat behind them. We are on

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