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Seva Bharathi makes tribals thirst for education

SOUTHERN NEWS - ANDHRA PRADESHMay 12, 2007
Seva Bharathi makes tribals thirst for education
Saturday May 12 2007 11:15 IST
NEW INDIAN EXPRESS
KHAMMAM: Remote Kothulagutta in Kunavaram mandal of Khammam district is home to a silent transformation these days. In this remote hamlet, a bridge school, being run by Seva Bharathi, is changing the lives of tribal kids.

It is not just education that is being given. The Kondareddy children are being taught self-respect, to be proud of their culture and their role in the society. Games, sports, group discussions, meditation and yoga are moulding these boys.

Eleven-year-old Bogga Rajesh, who till the other day herded cows, today talks of how important it is to be to get educated. He talks of citizen’s responsibilities.

Payam Ravikumar of Pedda Arkur was a domestic help before being admitted to the Seva Bharathi-run bridge school. Today, he is proud to be a student.

Eighty-three such students belonging to 20 tribal villages, who had never been to school, …