The world according to Nazma
"I saw the Taj Mahal for the first time during our school trip. I've never seen anything so beautiful. I feel lucky to be in school!" says Nazma, a 5th grader at HOPE foundation’s G4S Shiksha School in Tigri, Sangam Vihar in New Delhi. Going to school has opened up a whole new world for 12-year-old Nazma.READ MORE
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Keeping Kajal in school
We prepare children for school – we also help ensure they stay in school. We met Kajal when she was five, on her first visit to our Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD) hub in Tekhand village in Okhla, Delhi. She was yet to start school then. And this is Kajal today, nine years old and happy in school, showing off the picture she drew for us when she came to visit recently.READ MORE
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'For my children'
“I can now afford to buy biscuits and treats for my children,” says Komadi whose biggest joy is to see her two children happy. After learning how to tailor and make bags at our training center in Nagapattinam, Komadi is earning Rs 120 ($2) daily. She is now able to help her fisherman husband run the house and save up for their children’s education.READ MORE
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Idolising a family legacy
Meet the idol maker from Varchakudi, a quaint coastal village in Nagapattinam. With a lending hand from our zero-interest loan program, 52-year-old Karthikeyan has turned his father’s humble enterprise into a flourishing business with an annual turnover of Rs 5 lakh – that’s nearly $800! With a production of about 100 idols daily, he has also created jobs for 10 women in his village.READ MORE
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Grin and hear it!
It’s easy to spot Arunachalam – by his characteristic grin. His friends describe him as being always happy, and have shortened his name to ‘Chalam’ which also means ‘lovely person’ in Tamil. The 11-year-old has been living at Arias Home of HOPE since 2012. Arias Home, in Acharapakkam near Chennai, cares for women and children living with HIV/AIDS.READ MORE
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