Transform Lives one school at a time Impact

Innovation has no boundaries. Schools in Alwar, Rajasthan, bear testimony to this! Transform Lives one school at a time makes yet another impact in building stimulating school environments. 


A CRUISE SHIP CLASSROOM... 

Government school in Haldina, Alwar district, Rajasthan, takes pride in seeing a model demonstration of a cruise ship built that also serves as a classroom on their school premises. Read more . . . 

Latest at Sehgal Foundation

University of Iowa group visit

University of Iowa UI College of Engineering students visited Sehgal Foundation from Dec 29, 2019–Jan 15, 2020. The group, hosted by Sehgal Foundation each year, studies various water management practices in rural areas. Students presented their study findings from understanding the effects of water management practices in the Aravalli Hills and rainwater harvesting in Nuh, Haryana.

Two Faridabad schools get a facelift

Two renovated government schools in villages Sirohi and Khori Jamalpur in district Faridabad, Haryana, were handed over to the community in an event held on Jan 16, 2020, by Sehgal Foundation with support from Mr. Vijay Dixit and donor community from Minnesota, USA, under the Transform Lives one school at a time program. Dr. H.P. Sharma, retd scientist, National Botanical Research Institute, graced the occasion as chief guest, alongside the Sehgal Foundation trustee and COO. Read more . . . 

Presentation at a Conference on SDGs
Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation team members, Richa Saxena and Amba Mukherjee, presented a paper titled “Relationship between School Infrastructure and Educational Outcomes” in the ICSSR-sponsored two-day national conference on “Sustainable Development Goals 2030: Ideas and Innovations for a Better Tomorrow” on Jan 17–18,2020. The aim of the paper was to assess the relationship between the condition of school infrastructure, students’ enrollment, and educational outcomes in the Alwar district of Rajasthan.

“Community radio in India” talk on DD Science 

Pooja O. Murada, director, Communications, Sehgal Foundation, was invited as an expert by Vigyan Prasar for a TV talk show on Community Radio in India, which was telecast on Doordarshan (DD) Science on Jan 7, 2020. She spoke about community participation in radio and its sustainability. Dr. Sreedher, community radio expert and practitioner also shared about the journey of community radio in India. 

Government school in Nuh transformed

Recently renovated Government middle school, Satputiyaka village of district Nuh, Haryana, with support from Fluor Daniel Pvt. Ltd, was inaugurated and handed over to the community in an event held on January 22, 2020. Ms. Anjali Makhija, COO, Sehgal Foundation, delegates from Fluor Daniel, villagers, school students, and School Management Committee members participated in the event!

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Community Story

Reinventing agriculture with new farming practices 

By Jincy Chacko

For Joginder Shah, a smallholder farmer from Sitamarhi, Bihar, learning about the usage of a zero tillage machine was a paradigm shift. Not only did it increase his rice production, it also led to increased profits and savings thereafter. 

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In Spotlight

Promoting Gender sensitization through activity based curriculum, The Policy Times

By Purva Jain

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has made an attempt by incorporating a gender study course in a teacher training module that requires engagement with gender perspectives whether in understanding the development of children and adolescents or in understanding issues of society, culture, equity, and diversity. Read more . . . 

   

Videos

Model village-Kota, Nuh, Haryana


ZS Associates and Sehgal Foundation’s partnership project Meri Paathshaala transforms the lives of schoolchildren by upgrading school infrastructure, providing a library, imparting digital literacy training and life skills education, and providing other critical facilities to create a secure and healthy learning environment. 

News and Media

Editorial Team: Arti Manchanda Grover, Marly Cornell, Pooja O. Murada

Contributors: Jincy Chacko, Purva Jain, Richa Saxena 

Photo credits: Sehgal Foundation staff

Design and Production: Communications team

   
   
   
 
 
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