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A 13-year-old Selvi, loved going to school. Unfortunately, she had to drop out after elementary school as there is no high school in her village and her parents did not have the means to send her to the nearest high school.
Tea Garden community or tea garden labour communities, are multi-ethnic groups of Tea Garden workers in Assam. It is a term used to denote active tea garden workers and their dependents, who reside in worker quarters
India’s north-eastern state of Assam is known globally as the land of the tea. More than half of India’s tea production takes place in the state. However, the communities working in those tea estates and industries are some of the most marginalised groups
Almeera, a nine-month-old baby girl, lives with her mother Soniya, a young mother of two and a homemaker and father Mohd. Afzal, owner of a small garment shop in Labhera Village of Block Nawabganj, Bareilly.
The government of India imposed a nationwide lockdown starting March to control the spread of COVID-19. The lockdown had a massive impact on the general population, and the hardest hit were the daily wage migrant workers hailing from villages and working in urban cities.
Kajan, with 17 years, is a spastic child from Puzhal SLR camp in Tamil Nadu, living with his parents Ms. Jothi Lakshmi and Mr. Kumar. Since he was a young child Kajan did not respond well and only when he was two years old his parents diagnosed him as a Mental Retardation- Cerebral Palsy Child.
ADRA India is working with primary school children on hygiene education where the teachers are empowered to be the agent of change for imparting the WASH knowledge and children are contributing to make their school and society a better place by improving the hygiene conditions.