Date: 11 July 2018 | By: | Story Source: Borgen Magazine ~ Go to Original Article

 

SEATTLE — “If children cannot come to school, then let’s take the school to them”. This is the motto of the Door Step School, an organization started in 1988 by Rajani Paranjpe and her former student Bina Lashkari in Mumbai, India.

In developing nations like India, making education accessible to the poor and marginalized is still a challenge. Despite the many efforts undertaken by the government, about 1.7 million children remain out of school in India. As a solution to this issue, the Door Step School group started going from door to door offering education to the poor and the marginalized…


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