Stories

Walk In The Shoes Of An Illiterate Woman

272 million adults in India are illiterate. (Equivalent to 85% of the United States population not being able to read and write!) Nearly 20 million women in Bihar—the most illiterate, impoverished...

Bihar: India’s most illiterate state

Bihar is India’s MOST illiterate state – 32 million people can’t read. Nearly 20 million of these are women. They can’t read a bus schedule or labels on a medicine bottle. They can’t...

Illiteracy & India

Illiteracy is a HUGE problem in India. In a culture that traditionally values boys more than girls, females are especially vulnerable to being denied education. The image above is a...

Sagari: A Widow’s Story

A Difficult Start to Life For a long time, Sagari’s life was nothing but tragedy. There was no joy or hope. As a little girl, Sagari wasn’t allowed to go to...