The Meal that feeds Millions
Amidst the cacophony of laughter and ringing bells, you can get a whiff of delectable sambar and rasam, lacing the afternoon air. Around 500 boys excitedly sit on the floor waiting for their mid-day meal. Such is the scenario at 132-year old ‘Sourashtra Boys Higher Secondary School’ in Madurai. Hosting a variety of options for lunch, including savouries like payasam and appalam, it excites the taste buds of these young boys who sit and wait, in anticipation for their lunch. The Hand that Stirs Making lunch for these school boys is like a legacy, started by his grandfather Paramsamy Iyengar, […]
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CHILD BRIDE RETURNS TO SCHOOL WITH HUSBAND’S SUPPORT
Santana Murmu was only 14 when she got married. Her hope of becoming a teacher crushed forever, like the dreams of thousands of other child brides in our country. Fate was on Santana’s side, giving her a chance to continue her education. After four years of marriage, her husband realized and understood her desire. An early marriage ended the education of females for most child brides but Santana Murmu showed she was made of sterner stuff. With her husband’s support, this courageous girl decided to break the barriers that prevented her from following her dreams. DREAMS LEFT BEHIND Santana hailed […]