Educating Children — by Umair Usman

During the mid 90s, the boom years of the chobi trade (Afghan carpets made in refugee camps in Pakistan), it was realized by the international community that this ever changing industry was highly dependent on Afghan refugee children working in Pakistan in refugee camps along the Afghan Pakistan border.

Project Mala: Educating Children

Project Mala runs eight schools in six locations in India, including one middle school, and one secondary school. Because girls are treated as second class citizens, Project Mala has started a pre-school program for girls to give them a head start.

Educating Children: Pratham-ASER

A month ago, the New York Times published an article on the volunteer driven (not government) report called the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER). For the article (see http://rugne.ws/nyt-aser) or see “We Care” at www.rugnewsanddesign.com.

Project Mala: More Mala children win places at elite schools

More Mala children win places at elite schools Before Mukesh Dubey became our Headmaster, we never had a  single child that won a place in...

Project Mala: Deepak, an extraordinary boy

Deepak, an extraordinary boy Last month I was ecstatic about the academic achievements of the children in our middle and secondary schools.  Whilst they have...

Project Mala: Indian press praise Project Mala

Project Mala is a lesser known charity in the western world, but in India our work is well recognised for its innovation and achievements. ...

Project Mala: New pre-school for girls

The teachers amongst our sponsors will recognise the problems that arise when children starting primary school do not have the basic language and communication...

Child Labor In India: By The Numbers

By the Department of Labor’s own study, child labor in India is a non-problem. Combining household child labor not living with their parents (148), and factory child labor not living with their parents (270), creates an at-risk population for the handmade rug industry of (418) children under the age of 18, according to a major study paid for by the US Department of Labor covering the years 2009-2011...

Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

Laughter, love and pure childhood imagination and joy come alive on this stage. This video Sarah Stroh shot in India shows just one way The Global Fund for Children helps children in the communities in India.

Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

I have never seen a happier bunch of school children, ever. They wanted to learn. They were smiling. I visited three schools and saw...

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