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How Anju Pulled Her Family Out Of Poverty

She knew she needed to work to supplement the family income. But she didn’t know if she had what it took to go out and get a job.

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How Asrina Got The Courage To Break Free.

Asrina herself found that she could not escape the societal pressure for an early marriage. In 2017, at the age of 19, she got married but her husband

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The Incredible Transformation Of Hemanna

Hemanna’s story began in Chilakamukhi Taluk of Koppal District. He was the youngest in a large family of eight children. His parents were farmers

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Basavaraj’s – Knowledge, Discipline and Respect

Basavaraj from Talakeri, Koppal district has completed 7th standard in 2010. He was a farmworker in his village and he then moved to Bangalore for

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Chandru – Conveying his thoughts on the rural population to Mr Tata

Chandrakanth (Chandru), a farmer’s son from Raipur, did not have any aspiration in life and believed in living in the present. He feared going anywhere in his own city.

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Chandana’s – Breaking gender stereotypes and taking action

Chandana from Tharabenahalli, Tumkur District is the first batch trainee of 2007 at Head Held High Foundation. Before Head Held High Training Chandana stayed with

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Megharaj tells Amitabh Bachchan his transformation story

Megharaj Mantri is a 28 year old lad from a remote village Gule in Koppal district Karnataka. Few years ago, he was one among the other farmers

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Why did Ramesh make his mother cry?

Ramesh Ballid is from Kotigudda Devadurga taluk of Raichur district. He is currently an icon for the younger generation to encourage them to learn and speak English.

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Our piece in Yourstory about Bahadurganj, UP and how the town and its people are faring during the current pandemic crisis. The insights and information for this article were largely provided by our trainer at that location, Mohammed Hammad Arshad, who goes by Hammad. 

How a small town in Eastern Uttar Pradesh is coping in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown Bahadurganj is a nagar panchayat in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh. We try to understand the socio-economics of the place and the impact of the current crisis on a small town far away from the media spotlight.

Coming from an agricultural family, Chandana worked towards becoming an entrepreneur, even though she could not pursue her education beyond grade 12. Chandana first attempts at entrepreneurship which included starting her own BPO and a small hotel,did not find success, but she refused to accept defeat.