COVID cases in the country kept on rising and the schools were closed for an indefinite period. Pavitra stayed home for a few days, but she couldn’t let her students miss out on getting an education — there was just too much at stake. Hence began a journey where she would go from house to house, convincing each student’s parents to send their child to a temporary school, under a tree, in their village. “The parents were immediately on board, for their kids were out of touch with their subjects for a while,” she says.

Publication: New Indian Express

Published Date: Nov 22, 2020

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