Calcutta Social Project
News  /  Published 04.04.22

NGOs devise ways to get kids back to class in Kolkata

Dividing a class into two or increasing a teacher in every class and providing meals to children are some of the ways in which NGOs in the city are trying to get street children back to class. The NG...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.01.22

App unveiled to restore ‘the peer to peer network’ in an era of online learning

An app that encourages students to ask questions and promotes ‘application-based learning’ was launched recently by an NGO that works with children from underprivileged homes. Peer Assist...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.12.21

College students turn teachers for street kids

A group of college students, who grew up in an NGO-run home because their families did not have the means to look after them, are now teaching children from the streets. Besides that, the endeavour h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Resilience begets sales and profit

A profit of Rs 3.5 lakh, that too amid the pandemic. A group of women from a Calcutta slum has done it. Mentored by an NGO, 20 women — most of whose income or family’s earnings dried up ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Interest-free loans to restart lives

Anita Nath, who took a loan of Rs 6,000, re-started her roadside stall of paratha and sabzi two months back and has paid back Rs 1,000 so far. “Business is not what it used to be before March. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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