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Education is Important Preparation for the Long Run in Life

Written By: Madalitso Banda

Since 2009, Join My Village in Malawi has reached more than 18,000 adolescent girls, and more than 1,000 of them have received scholarships which include school Read More


Muskaan: A Girl Who Never Stops Smiling

Written By: Sharon Panackal

The Hindi word “Muskaan” in roughly means smiling and Muskaan is also the name of a 13 year old KGBV student in the Shrawasti district of Uttar Pradesh. Although Read More


Light in the Midst of Turbulence

Written By: Madalitso Banda

“I thought I was strong, and all along I was telling myself it is going to be ok, and time after time when problems arose I could move on and put a brave face Read More


Literacy and VSLAs

In Malawi, especially in the rural areas, education is a luxury, especially for women. Many women who are in VSLAs are either primary school drop outs or if they completed standard eight they were Read More


Improved Livelihood Equals Educated Children

Written By: Priscilla Sogah

For most farmers in rural Ghana, paying the school fees for five children is a rare privilege. However for smallholder farmers from communities that are Read More


Educating Self to Educate Family

Written By: Sharon Panackal

Roli Shukla is an alumna of KGBV Gilaula in the Srawasti district of Uttar Pradesh. Now a class 10 student, Roli is the middle of seven children; her elder Read More

Cyrille N’guessan Kouadio, 82years, Mamiankro, Cote d’Ivoire, fetching water at the well

Building Resilient Communities with Community Development Committees

Written By: Priscilla Sogah

Through Join My Village, a partnership between CARE, General Mills and Cargill, CARE-supported communities in cocoa-farming Read More


KGBV Developing Strong Young Minds

Written By: Sharon Panackal

The KGBV Gaindas Buzurg in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh is a beautiful school with colourful posters on the walls and student-grown plants in the Read More


KGBV Educates a Family through Sunita

Written By: Sharon Panackal

Malati Devi’s daughter Sunita is a class 7 student at KGBV Giloula in the Shrawasti district of Uttar Pradesh. Malati has two daughters and four sons and she Read More


VSLA Gives Hope to a School Dropout

Written By: Priscilla Sogah

It is a quarter past 10 in the morning and women, both young and old, are trouping to the community center in haste, chatting breezily, and faces full of joy. Read More