Category Archives: Real Life Stories

Prema Tops All India CA Exam

Prema, Daughter of an Auto-Rikshaw Driver, Tops All India CA Exam

“The day I start working, I will ensure that my father can rest at home. He has always toiled for my welfare.”  Those were the words of Prema Jayakumar when…

A mother's lone battle for educating her daughters

A Mother’s Lone Battle for Her Daughters’ Education

  Prem Lata was in her mid thirties when she lost her husband to Kargil Conflict that raged between India and Pakistan in 1999. With him she lost her joys,…

Indian Girls

Preeti vs. Babu – A Tale of Right to Education Hanging in Peril

Sometimes she would come and ring my door bell, say an endearing “Good Morning”, wait around for a candy, and then leave with a tiny-tooth smile. Her eyes were large…