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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Adukesun in Bihar
    By - Ranjeet Kumar - People First Student
      Hello Everyone.! I am Naresh, in charge of the education programme here at People First and it's time for a project update . I have asked Ranjeet one of our students, ( we have to change the name according to the rules because we cannot give personally identifiable information),  but what he has written in Hindi...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has received 2 donations
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    I don't like Sundays- educate a girl today!
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education, People First
    Hello Everyone, Here in Bihar, summers here with our schools only open in the early morning as temperatures are reaching  111F by mid afternoon. As part of the TOP programme here is a letter written by a girl on our community education programme. Each place costs only $25 a month for school fees, support services and...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    The evil of child marriage
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education
    Hi Everyone! Its update time again and I thought  I would ask a girl student at one of our village schools to tell us about her experiences. The students name is Ruby ( we have actually changed the name for privacy reasons), but the words are entirely her own. "I am  14 years old and I live in Dhobi a small...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has received 6 donations
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    I was born on a night without the moon
    By - Naresh Sir - Education Director- People First
    Hello Everyone! This is Naresh the education director of People First  Educational Charitable Trust (PFECT) with our update.  Firstly may I wish you all the very best for the festive season and I hope everything is well with you. . As you all know the TOP  The Opportunities Programme is a wide ranging scheme...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Learn as if you were to live forever.
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education People First
    Hello to all our supporters from Bihar India!! The above quotation , our project report title, is only a part quotation . The full quote is.... live as if you will die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. Who said it? Mahatma Ghandi.  I was very interested to read an article from Peter Buffet, (yes that's...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    You are unique- Just like everybody else!
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education People First
    Hello Everyone, I am Naresh Sir and I am Director of Education here at People First. I hope you are are all well. Here in Bihar we are waiting for the monsoon to arrive, actually praying for the monsoon to arrive! As you know the TOP scheme is all about Opportunity. In fact People First's mission statement says just...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    "People First are the wind beneath my wings"
    By - Pramilla Kumar - Student
    “My name is Pramilla and I come from a village in South Bihar where People First has a women’s sewing centre where I can meet with friends and learn a skill. My family is very poor and our house walls are made of mud but we have some tiles on our roof. I came to know that before People First had only funds for...
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    Help Children and Young People follow their Chosen Path
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education People First
    Hello  Everyone, This is Naresh Sir with your regular progress report. I want to first wish you the best compliments of the season and express on behalf of us all at People First our very best wishes for a great new year for all of you and your near and dear ones. The photograph above was taken very recently at a...
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    Educating Girls- Our Community programme
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education
    Hello Supporters, As you know the CAPS programme has many facets but its purpose is to provide education. One of our main aims is to help girls through school at least until class ten, and support them through their School leaving examination. How do we do this?  We pay for thier tution costs, buy books and course...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Sunils Story
    By - Sunil Kumar ( age 11) - People First Student
    This update comes from Sunil Kumar (not his real name which we have changed for child protection reasons). "Namaste to everybody!!. You may have seen my story on the Rescue Junction video on the website, for many reasons I do not want to go home and it is not possible I think for ever. But I am very happy here at my school....
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Serving Communities where we are most needed
    By - Naresh Sir - Director of Education
    Greetings- to all our supporters from Bihar, here in India. I wanted to say in this report how much we welcome any progress in the field of education, and indeed there has been some here in Bihar and the government deserves credit. As an NGO we do not wish to justify our own existence and where significant improvements have...
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    Changing young people lives for ever
    By - Naresh- Ji and Santosh Kumar - Director of Education and CAPS Student
    Thank you for your continuing support. For all of India’s emergence as an economic power the State of Bihar has double the number of people living in extreme poverty than in the whole of Ethiopia. ( Source Department of International development UK) Your support is very much needed to change these young peoples lives....
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    Making dreams come true- How do you make that work?
    By - DEEPAK KUMAR - CHAIRPERSON PEOPLE FIRST
    Hi Supporters and friends! Time for another update. First my I express on behalf of our children our hearfelt appreciation for your donations for this important project. You will have seen personal testimonies from children, explaining how the programme has given them opportunuities they never dreamed possible. But what...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has made updates to their project page.
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has received 17 donations
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    My name is Pinto. Thank you all so much
    By - Pinto Kumar and Naresh Kumar - CAPS student and Director of Education PFECT
    Dear Friends, I am very happy to help write this update for Global Giving with the help of Mr Naresh Kumar the education director of People First. I come from a small village where  there is no electricity school or doctor, but in the next village People First ran a school and when I had finished my chores in the...
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    Towards a Better Life
    By - Naresh Kumar - Director of Education People First
    Greetings from Bihar, Here the summer is at its peak and schools and colleges are closed for the summer holidays. Temperatures are reaching up to 111 degrees in the day! But of course it marks the end of the school and college year and before the summer break it is the time of examinations. As you know under this scheme...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Walking my own path
    By - Updendra Kumar - People First Student
    Updendra’s Story Choosing my own path “Education means everything to me.” I understand that in the West, in the UK and the USA for example everybody gets a chance to go to School. One of the co-founders of People First told me one day that actually he hated his school and left early with little or no...
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    Sheetals Story- Educating Girls and Changing Lives
    By - Sheetal Kumari - Student
    My name is Sheetal. I am 16 years of age. I have 2 brothers and I live in a small dwelling by the main road in Gaya India. My family is very poor and my mother works cleaning houses for about 50 Rupees a day.( Note about $1.10 cents). My father is too ill to work. I was lucky to go a People First School and get an...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    BINOD GOES TO SCHOOL
    By - Nick Hansen - Liasion Officer
    Greetings and best compliments of the season to you all! The CAPS scheme, designed as it is primarily to assist gifted students gain a college education also offers full time residential education in the community for gifted students, and when funds allow, for street and railway children. From living on the platform with...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Change a Life for a Whole Family
    By - Jim and Neil and Naresh Kumar education director - Both Senior teachers in the UK
    This is copy of a section of a report commissioned by a supporting organization concerning the CAPS scheme. It illustrates the enormous life changing effect of the programme and its inspiring effect for all our students CAPS programme We are full of admiration for the student sponsorship programme facilitated by PFECT....
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Educating Girls in Bihar
    By - Naresh-Ji and Pramilla Kumari - Education Officer and Pramilla Kumari Student
    This Scholarship scheme is particularly targeted at girls and young women who need financial and other support to complete their education to a far higher level than would otherwise we possible. It’s the old adage, “educate a girl and you educate a whole family” Add to that the low status of women in the villages and lack...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    A chance of a new life
    By - Naresh Kumar - Childrens Academic Personal Scholarships Manager
    I would like the chance to explain in more detail the scholarship scheme. In the west families do make great sacrifices to give a college education to their children, in the UK students have to take loans and often work as well. The students we help are from backgrounds so poor they have no land or collateral to secure...
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    MY NAME IS SANJAY
    By - Sanjay Kumar - Student
    A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM SANJAY KUMAR / THE FIRST STUDENT AMBASSADOR FOR PEOPLE FIRST My name is Sanjay Kumar and it has been my pleasure to meet people visiting People First arriving in Delhi and helping them. I came to Delhi on a People First CAPS scholarship to study French at the Alliance Francaise. I am also...
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    Education means freedom
    By - Nisha Kumari - Student
    I just wanted to tell you, that it is so difficult for girls like me to get an education. without the support of People First it would not be possible. i am one of many girls going to college sponsored by the Trust. I am studying computer sciences. When i started in the village school run by people first it was beyond my...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has received 9 donations
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    MY EDUCATION IS EVERYTHING
    By - Sheetal Kumari - Student
    My name is Sheetal and I am 16 years old just starting going to college. My father died when I was young and life has been such a struggle for our family. I am the only person with an education through People First and my education is the only chance for my family to start to live a new life free from poverty. My little...
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    HOPE CHANGES EVERYTHING
    By - Sunil Kumar - Student
    HOPE CHANGES EVERYTHING My name is Sunil. I am 21 years of age and I am studying a foreign language in Delhi. My life prospects are good; my job chances are even now promising. I have a life full of expectation and purpose. How different it all was before. I was born into a very poor family in the forest areas of Bihar....
    • 5 years ago
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation posted a progress report
    Hope changes everything
    By - Sunil Kumar - Student
    HOPE CHANGES EVERYTHING My name is Sunil. I am 21 years of age and I am studying a foreign language in Delhi. My life prospects are good; my job chances are even now promising. I have a life full of expectation and purpose. How different it all was before. I was born into a very poor family in the forest areas of...
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • From grinding poverty to graduation has received 5 donations
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Nick Hansen

Project Liason Officer
Dhobi Gaya Rd Bodhgaya, Bihar India

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