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Stories Of Change

STORIES OF CHANGE

ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.

“Children love going to the school now”

“Children love going to the school now”

[In the pic: (L) Romola speaking at an SMC meeting; (R) Children happy with the new water-tank in school]Romola, a mother of two, living in a village in

Breaking stereotypes: Women in the driving seat

Breaking stereotypes: Women in the driving seat

“I always thought car-driving was reserved for the well-learned people only but now, I don’t think so,” says Nancy. Nancy is one of 16 women learning cab-driving in

Helping adolescents reshape their lives, for the better

Helping adolescents reshape their lives, for the better

“Our family’s income is enough just to meet the basic needs as food, clothing and shelter. Given the financial hardships, my parents stopped my schooling after Class VIII

A Nai Pahal for out-of-school children

A Nai Pahal for out-of-school children

Education is the fundamental right of every child. With the objective of identifying and mainstreaming out-of-school children, including the children affected by seasonal migration, ActionAid India and UNICEF

Pushpa: Her story of struggle, her story of grit

Pushpa: Her story of struggle, her story of grit

Pushpa’s story is an extraordinary one. This 40-year-old woman from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, has led a life of transformation. She was a child labourer, she became an empowered

Single, yes! But not alone

Single, yes! But not alone

How single women from Ganjam received their housing rightsMeet Gurubari Das (37), a single woman from Tarinipali village in Poirasi Gram Panchayat of Ganjam district, Odisha. Compelled by