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How you make change: Stories of Hope
Despite the many odds that came Deepa's way, she is today playing in the sugarcane fields instead of working in them. The team from CRY America supported project MASS (Mahila Abhivrudhi Mattu Samrakshana Samasthe) got into action when they heard that Deepa had dropped out of school and was made to work to supplement family income. Not only did they counsel her parents but also convinced them to let Deepa join a public school, close to her village.
Today, all of 15 years, Deepa, a resident of Jaganur, is a bright 9th standard student who dreams of becoming a teacher.
herself. This transforms her persent life, gives her a
secure future and helps her to look out for her
An educated girl stays away from
early marriage, avoids exploitation at
work and becomes strong and independent
when a girl is able to go to school, she sets off a cycle of positive change.
Educated girls grow up to be empowered women and can influence the communities they live in, for good.
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Reasons why girls stay out of school
Soha Ali Khan, Actor