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Team Balika: Who they are and how we find them

Team Balika are community volunteers who support Educate Girls in increasing enrollment and retention of girls and improving learning outcomes for all children in school. Typically they are the most educated people in their village, aged 18-30. The Team Balika Recruitment Drive …
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Taking girls where they belong: School

Harishanker, Team Balika (community volunteer) in Bundi, is an inspiring example of what volunteerism can do for an entire community. Harishanker had an older sister who didn’t have the opportunity of going to school and was married off at a young age. …
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Please help me go to school?

“Can you please help me go to school?” A plea many Educate Girls’ Team Balika (community volunteers) and Field Coordinators have heard from young girls when the girls’ families or their circumstances don’t allow them to. 14-year old Ritu had made a …