Why did I decide to work with Pehchaan The Street School?

I recently undertook a primary survey across the slum areas to ascertain the number of children going to school. I had the pleasure of meeting Laxmi, who was enrolled in grade 7. She had 4 siblings and her parents were household workers with a meagre income. Laxmi was the eldest sister and worked part-time as…

Slums – The Dark Side of a City

India is the second most populous country in the world. The population of India is around 1.3 billion. New Delhi, the capital of India, is one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities. But, in a city like Delhi where human competes with time and moves towards growth, there are some areas which are still sulking…

Why I Work With Pehchaan “The Street School”

Pehchaan The Street School is a platform where we can help the children who are underprivileged and can not afford education. This NGO promotes Free Education to underprivileged children residing in the slum areas. Working with Pehchaan The Street School is a great opportunity because you get an opportunity to know the real condition of…

EDUCATION – Unlock The Golden Door Of Freedom

“A Child without education is like a bird without wings. “– Tibetan proverb Education, as we all know and have experienced the gift of it, gives us knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. It develops in us a perspective of looking at life. It helps us build opinions and…

My First Day at Pehchaan The Street School

The word “Pehchaan The Street School” in itself sounds so unique & I always wanted to explore the scene, the place and everything behind this word. What do they do? How can they make me work for the benefit of people? How can they make me contribute towards our society? But maybe due to lack…

Pehchaan – A Quest for Freedom

It’s sunny winter noon and as I wander in the jam-packed and over occupied streets of Anna Nagar, I wonder how life here would happen to be. But my wondering work soon comes to a cease as I step inside the gates of the Pehchaan The Street School. The rainbow-painted walls and hopeful faces of…

Blanket Donation Drive By Pehchaan The Street School

  Winters are here & temperature is falling below 5 degrees in Delhi. Do you feel the chills? Probably not!! Because you have heaters, blankets & good warm clothes but not everyone has the same privilege. There are thousands of people who we see, every day, on streets, who don’t have proper houses or heaters…

2nd Event Of Shikshaantar

So, here we are with 2nd event of #Shikshaantar. When we started it, we were still unsure of how we are gonna take this ahead. With limited donations & huge number of children to cater, we started Project #Shikshaantar But with your love & support, here we are completing the second event under our dream…

Launch of Shikshaantar

A simple question by a young, inquisitive little mind, can create a storm and bring a much needed change to the world. This is exactly how the facile intention of celebrating the wonderful festival of Eid Ul-Fitr was conceptualized and turned into reality. A seven-year old student of Pehchaan, asked one of the volunteer teachers…

Educating a Girl is Educating a Generation

  You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation -Brigham Young There was a time when people thought that it was not necessary to educate girls. Now we have begun to realize that girl’s education is important. They are competing with men in all spheres of life….

Architecture of the Identity

‘ Having children is not about reproduction-you are creating next generation of the people.This is a tremendous responsibility! ‘- Sadhguru As we all know the saga that continues from generation to generation is to give birth to children and carry forward the human race.Have we focused on the responsibility that comes along with the outcome?…

Everything You Want to know About “Pehchaan”

Pehchaan- an initiative to help underprivileged children get their identity. A few young minds came forward to help slum children with basic learning. The idea of Free Education encouraged many youngsters to come forward and join the team and help in spreading the message of free education. Education– a Single word, that has the power…