A time to learn through Play during COVID-19 for Samay

Children all over the world are enduring disrupted routines during the lockdown triggered by COVID-19 and subsequent school closure. Underserved kids are especially faced with hardships and learning losses due to the economic and digital disparity. Samay (name changed) has also had it harder. The 13-year-old from Sagroli, Nanded in Maharashtra had a strictly routined […]

A systems approach to democratise quality education in India

  As an advisor to the Government of Jharkhand on public schooling, I spent the past year assessing schools of Ranchi District; interacting with children, teachers, and parents from some of the most remote and destitute parts of the country. 2020 did not just devastate our healthcare systems but it also brought education systems in […]

What Are The Available Supports For People With Disability?

As we know, people with disabilities need certain supports to live an independent life on their own. The disabilities can be of various types, but all of them require supports which makes them socially active and independent. There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability, and this number is growing as the increasing […]

Making at-risk children Resilient and Life-ready through Play

Samarth tells Toybank’s Program Officer, “I miss my friends and my teachers. Summer vacations at the Play Centers were all about playing for long hours, but that is missing. I have difficulty understanding anything in our online classes. I want people to visit us; but then again, I don’t want them to because I am […]

What quality do we need more to make the world a better place?

The answer to the question, in short, is- ‘Kindness.’ Kindness refers to the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It’s the ethical characteristics of any person. When we are growing up as kids, families and schools teach us what is Kindness, why is it important and how to be kind to others. It feels […]

TEACH HOW TO HANDLE FAILURE TOO

TEACHHOW  TO  HANDLEFAILURE  TOO There was a very brilliant boy, he always scored 100% in Science. Got Selected for IIT Madras and scored excellent in IIT. Went to the University of California for MBA.Got a high paying job in America and settled there. Married a Beautiful Tamil Girl. Bought a 5 room big house and […]

Rachakonda Police of Telangana state- Serving Souls in Covid19 Pandemic

Humaneness and sensitivity have long been perceived to be hidden behind the Khaki. The COVID 19 pandemic brought the nation to a standstill through lockdown. However, the police have geared themselves up in no time to be tough on implementation of lockdown on one hand and to lend a helping hand to those suffering due […]