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Learning pioneers

With its unique programmes, a school and NGO in Gurgaon is ensuring education for first-generation learners from lower-income families

Learning pioneers

Thirty years ago, when an alumna of New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram College saw five little girls playing in a sewage drain, she didn't do what most of us would - feel sorry but move on. Instead, when Rashmi Misra realised they weren't in school because their parents did not believe that girls needed education, she started teaching them in her home's verandah. From these modest beginnings, Vidya has grown into a multi-city and multi-pronged movement that does not restrict itself to educating children, but also works towards enabling their communities to evolve. "Working with ...