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Why Muslim Students Are Suffering In India's Education System

Brianna Sacks | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Brianna Sacks

India is a secular country, but religious beliefs draw deep political lines. In a Hindu-dominated nation, Muslims have endured a riotous, bloody history that, according to a slew of reports, continues to leave a dark mark on India's classrooms.

Data and Statistics: The Only Way to Measure Impact?

Devanik Saha | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Devanik Saha

Over the past year, education in India has witnessed a boom in the number of NGOs, foundations and enterprises aspiring to transform the education system by giving meaningful instruction to children from low-income families.

Investing in Girls to Change India's Future

Shadhika Project | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Shadhika Project

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgLack of investment in girl's education shortchanges girls, their families, their communities, their country, and indeed, our world.

Right On, Prime Minister

Amy Cooper | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Amy Cooper

Lets help make sure that every child, no matter his or her gender, is given the opportunity to unlock that potential.

My Final Thoughts of My Time in India

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

For all the challenges that India may have, it's a wonderful country. The people are warm, smart, generous and tireless workers. I hope this is the first of many trips that I will take to this country.

Akanksha Foundation Wows NYC Crowd

Jim Luce | Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

Recognized as 'NGO of the Year' in 2010 by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Resource Alliance, Akanksha is a Mumbai-based institution providing high-quality education to children from low-income communities in urban India.

Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Rural India: Agastya Foundation

Devanik Saha | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Devanik Saha

The Agastya International Foundation in India seeks to infuse creativity as a life skill, by making learning fun, useful and accessible, and shifting the focus to hands-on learning and interactive teaching.

Is Education Only About English and Math?

Devanik Saha | Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact
Devanik Saha

In India, we always perceive education as a gateway to degree and jobs. Why can't it be a tool to empower girls and women to fight for themselves?

'B Is For Bomb' Book Outrages Parents

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

LUCKNOW, India -- Angry parents are demanding to know why their kids are being taught about bombs and knives at nursery schools in a northern Indian s...

Embracing Otherness: Bunker Roy

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

Bunker Roy and his Barefoot College begins with an amazing story of his own choice to leave a life of privilege and prestigious education to essentially learn from the poor.

Premji's Gift and the Future of Education in India

Andrew Coulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Coulson

Azim Premji, chairman of the international tech giant Wipro Ltd., just pledged US $2 billion for the improvement of Indian education to accelerate the pace of education reform. But what will that reform look like, and will it work?

Indian Mogul Donates $2 Billion In Shares For Education Programs

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

MUMBAI, India — In a country where charity more typically goes to the household help, an Indian tech mogul's pledge to donate nearly $2 billion ...