Community Stories

Nimita Raut: From L&T Institute of Technology to the Teach For India Fellowship

This series will capture six Teach For India Fellow stories that exemplify it is never too late to begin creating social impact and driving sustainable change. While most Fellows pursue the Fellowship straight out of university, these Fellows joined the journey at a later stage, harnessing their previous years of leadership within their careers in…

Chalti Phirti Classes

On my journey to end education inequity, many times I have heard these phrases -"parents as partners" and "building ownership in parents". But I wonder, "What can I do about it?” It's this question that often occupied my mind; and after a series of community visits, followed by de-briefs with my co-fellow, we came up with the plan of starting "Chalti Phirti Classes (classes on the go!) - education anytime anywhere". It is our brainchild project, aimed to build ownership not only among the kids but also among the parents.