Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India

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Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
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Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India

Project Report | Dec 23, 2019
Shalini resists early marriage & stays in school!

By keval shah | Project Leader

Shalini, outside the family home
Shalini, outside the family home
Shalini, pictured:
“I’m in 6th standard. There are 9 people in my family - my grandma, my brothers, my parents and my two sisters.
When I first started coming to the project, it was against the will of my family. They really didn’t want me to come. Then the social workers came to see my family, and explained about the environment - how it’s safe and there are no men there. 
I’ve now been attending for a while. I love it here. I’ve been getting help with all my school work at daily tuition classes, which means I understand what’s going on now and am starting to enjoy school. I also like that I have lots of friends here. 
At the moment my family say that they’re only going to let me study until 7th standard. That’s what happened with both of my sisters. They’re scared because my sister was sexuality assaulted and they worry something similar will happen to me. But I really want to keep studying.
Thank you so much for supporting these classes. I’m hoping that I can keep coming, even if it means resisting marriage.”
We support Shalini in her thanks; your donations ensure Shalini and other girls at risk of early marriage are supported to continue their education.
Thank you!
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Karuna Trust

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @karuna_trust_uk
Project Leader:
keval shah
London , UK United Kingdom

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