Here’s How CRY’s Ensuring Education For Children
Children’s education in India is extremely crucial. Every child should be able to go to school and complete their education but the realit....Read More
Meet 12-year-old Jyoti and 11-year-old Sherbano, both students from a small village in Dwarka (Gujarat). Supported by CRY, the two girls have been advocating the importance of education through their singing and public speaking skills.
Jyoti is a gifted singer but doesn't just use her skills to entertain others. Instead, she uses her music to promote children's education. She first performed a song around the importance of girls at the Bal Mela. Bal Mela is an initiative by CRY where a group of children play, discuss, and share their thoughts, problems, and issues together. There is also a forum to bring their talents to the fore. Since then, Jyoti regularly sings at the community programs, school, and children's group events. "I want to finish my education and become a good singer when I grow up," she says.
Sherbano has been advocating the need to finish education through her speeches in places like the Bal Mela, community gatherings, and school events. It was during a school enrolment drive that Sherbano's skills came to the fore. Since then, Sherbano has been reciting speeches and spreading awareness in the community on education. She wants to become a scientist like Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam after finishing her education.
These two girls practice what they preach!
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