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Stories from the field

Masti Ki Paatshala Curbs Dropouts
JHARKHAND, India, 20 May 2010 –The Multi Grade Multi Level (MGML) teaching process aims optimise the abilities and mental aptitude of primary school children to bring out the best in them.

Child Cabinets to Test Water Quality
These students are members of the local Bal Sansad or Child Cabinet, who have been trained to test the quality of drinking water from the hand pumps and wells in their village.

Angel of Life
The hamlet of Karra, girdled by the rocky Kultulu range, wears a festive look. It is celebration time in this tiny tribal village in the Khunti district of Jharkhand.

One Minute to Health
Every day, Kamlesh, along with his batch mates, queues to wash his hands before heading to the school kitchen. Kamlesh, like 550 other students of his school, strictly follows this routine not only at the school but also at home.

Women hand pump mechanics on the move
It may not be quite common elsewhere in the country, but for the villagers of Lava Panchayat women repairing hand pumps is a common sight.

Going to school is the best part of my day
“I love going to school. The tiredness goes away when I am in school.” The three and a half hours in the afternoon are the only time when Weela Rajak can really enjoy herself.

Jharkhand welcomes Red Ribbon Express
On it’s journey across northern India, the Red Ribbon Express, carrying information, education and communication materials and messages on HIV/AIDS, arrived in Ranchi on Saturday 16th February 2007.

Jaimun Khatun's half-pill of trust and remedy
Forty-year old Jaimun Khatun, an anganwadi worker, considers herself to be fortunate that her work requires her to be with children. She lives in Chatwal village in Jharkhand's Ranchi district

Women in the forefront - Jharkhand
Chakulia in the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has high infant mortality and poor sanitation.



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