Guest blog by Educate for Life’s Iona-Jane Harris

Hunar Ghar school in India

We are very excited to share a blog written by Iona-Jane Harris who is one of the Directors of Educate for Life. This is an incredible British charity working at grassroots level in India. More specifically, Educate for Life have been successfully created, alongside local partners and some outstanding Indian teachers, a “model rural school” near Udaipur in Rajasthan.  That school is Hunar Ghar. Iona-Jane is just back from a visit to the school and reports on what she’s found.   by Iona-Jane Harris In October […]

Excellent progress at Hunar Ghar school, India

Hazel's Footprints funds two teachers at Educate for Life's Hunar Ghar school in India

We’re delighted to provide you with an update on how things are going at Hunar Ghar, India.  We are one year into three years of funding teachers’ salaries at this inspirational school set up by our UK partner Educate for Life.  Hunar Ghar is based in a rural area near Udaipur, Rajasthan – one of the poorest states in all of India. Update after 12 Months of Funding All teachers at Hunar Ghar, including two funded by one of our “Third Aim” education project grants, receive regular […]

Grant-funded Hunar Ghar pupils get top marks!

We’ve just heard some  incredible results from Hunar Ghar school in rural Rajasthan. Every single pupil in Standard 5 class has been awarded an A grade in recent state board exams.  This is one of the schools we fund under our Third Aim.  It’s run by a superb team at Educate for Life, a UK charity responsible for running the project in India. The 100% A grade success rate is completely unheard of in a rural school in India. That’s because the vast majority of parents in the […]