Project #655

Going to School in India - Mini-Books for Children

by Going to School Fund
Aug 14, 2012

Girls in Rajasthan read Girl Stars books

Postcards from girls
Postcards from girls

We’ve been sending Going to School’s series of books, Girl Stars to girls in schools in Rajasthan, with your help we’ve reached over 5,000 girls so far!

When we send sets of books we send them with prepaid postcards. We ask girls to send us their questions, observations and thoughts about the stories. We try to answer their questions by sending postcards to them in return.

Thanks for sending so many stories to girls in schools in India.

With our thanks.

Going to School.


Shenaz Bano “I really like these books, just like Madhuri achieved success by going o school. I will study hard and I will be successful one day. I would like to know what challenges she faced to become a teacher? I think about all these Girl Stars that they have earned and completed their studies and despite their parents was against them they still studied, and I am amazed.”

Daulat Bano, “I know Girl Star, just like in the stories. My aunt was illiterate and my uncle made her study and today she is working in a bank, she has kids too!”

Aditi Jinada, “I want to become a Girl Star, if I get a chance to meet them I would like to ask them what all they had to face and how long it took them to become successful.  I know about my friend’s mother who got married at a young age and she has to struggle hard for her studies and her in-laws have helped her to study.”




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Organization Information

Going to School Fund

Location: New Delhi - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Lisa Heydlauff
New Delhi, New Delhi India

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Thanks to 56 donors like you, a total of $17,072 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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