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Meet Mukesh Agarwal: Trainee and Team Member

ETASHA as an organization is all about giving back to the community and assisting the less fortunate, and perhaps no current team member better epitomizes this motto than 24-year-old Mukesh Agarwal. On the surface, he seems to be like many other Indians of his age: he enjoys playing cricket, watching cricket matches, and films such […]

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Volunteer: Jackson High School student blog

Hi! My name is Abhishek Bhargava, and I recently started volunteering at ETASHA. A little bit about me before I begin: I’m 15 years old, I live in Ohio, and I attend Jackson High School. I enjoy playing tennis, table tennis, watching TV, and listening to music. This year, I will be entering the 11th […]

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Project Niranter….ongoing improvement in the lives of rural girls…

  The Project was initiated as a collaboration by ETASHA and PPES (Pardada Pardadi Educational Society) in the month of June at their vocational School in Anupshahr for girls from weak socio-sconomic communities – the areas is rural and most girls are from farming families. The focus of this project is to provide Spoken English […]

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Rahul’s Unlimited Potential

  Underprivileged – meaning lacking opportunities or advantages enjoyed by other members of one’s community. We always use this word but have we really given thought to what it really means?… What it really feels to be ‘underprivileged’? What ‘privileged’ people take for granted or treat as basic needs or feel are deserved due to […]

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Putting it into Practice….Developing Social Confidence…

  I have recently joined ETASHA as a volunteer and have had a wonderful time with kids at their Madanpur Khader centre. This week I was looking forward to spending some interesting moments with them. When I reached the centre, Arjumand, the centre Incharge told me that she was going to take the ITI girls […]

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Employabilty and The Community College

One of the ironies of India’s economic growth is that it has led to prosperity for a relatively small section of society while not being able to lift masses out of poverty. What aggravates this state of affairs further is that this growth has not been able to integrate the masses into the organised sector […]

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Education: Four critical skills are essential for success

Education: Four critical skills are essential for success.

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Intern: University of Ottawa Blog

Click on http://web5.uottawa.ca/ssms/blogs/international/2012/02/learning-through-teaching/ to view how I have been “learning through teaching” at ETASHA. Hope you enjoy! -Kristina  

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Intern: English Lessons

From Wednesday, February 8, 2012: I was quite pleased with my lessons this week at Madanpur Khader. My first class at that centre was on Monday, and the students were a little shy. They also told their regular teacher, Aparna, that they had trouble understanding my accent after the lesson. However, at the end of […]

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Intern: Madanpur Khader

On Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7, 2012, I was able to visit and teach at the second satellite office, Madanpur Khader. Saurab (a photographer), Florent (a new French volunteer), and I were able to visit the community guided by Community Mobilizer Tauqueer. It takes about an hour to get from GK (Greater Kailash) […]

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