The schooling of tribal children in conflict zones is riddled with severe challenges. We study the work of a relatively small and new NGO, Shiksharth, which is trying to support the public education system. In light of this, we present the situation, the challenges and some possible solutions.
What motivates altruism? Is it self-interest, the desire to acquire money or power, or the compulsion to do the ‘right thing’? All these are examined in detail in this note.
NGOs play a pioneering role in the support and rehabilitation of PWDs in India. Besides providing assistance to those who seek their services, they reach out to PWDs in distant locations and communities through various models of rehabilitation. APD is one such organization, headquartered in Bangalore.
If a set of children get an education or people in a village get healthcare through a development action, how do we calculate these social benefits? Basic ideas from Economics.
The social actions that have followed TLC not only enabled the schooling of children in different ways but also galvanized social actions to address various other development issues.
In order to enhance the effectiveness of our actions towards environmental protection, we must adopt a strategy informed by rational thinking that does not neglect basic insights and indications.
Tribal groups in India speak their own languages and not the mainstream language of the state they live in, which is a major hurdle in the education of their children. MLE and other innovative practices are being attempted in Odisha by NGOs like Sikshasandhan.
In general, it is relatively easy to create an asset or implement a project but ensuring that it functions well as long as it lasts requires additional efforts and maintenance.
There are different approaches towards the human development of the tribal or the indigenous people. Broadly, one can see two extreme positions in this regard. The first is one of modernizing these communities to integrate them with the mainstream population.
The campaign was first carried out in the Ernakulam District, Kerala and was a joint effort by the district administration and the Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP). M.P. Parameswaran, who played a key role in it, in a freewheeling chat with V. Santhakumar.
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