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Helping Hand to Rashmi

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic began in 2020, STEP team has been actively helping the poor and needy who are struggling to survive by distributing food packets. Rashmi (name changed) is one of the children who received a relief package of dry and nutritious food items from STEP in June 2021. Rashmi lives with her […]

Care for Sneha

Sneha is a student in a local Anganwadi Kendra (pre-school). She comes from a very poor background as father has no job or income at present. Covid-19 lockdown and crisis has affected the family of three in a great way. Her mother is also struggling with major health problems. This family is finding difficult to […]

Sewing Machine Changes Lives

Anjali from a small town in Odisha, India. She, however, became a widow when her husband died in 2015. She has two daughters and one son and all of them are studying in school and STEP has helped her children’s education every year. In 2016, STEP donated a sewing machine and sewing training from our […]

Education for Everyone!

Shruti  was born and being raised in a poor family in a remote village in Odisha state. Her father is a daily construction worker and mother, a housewife. She is currently a student in Upper Kindergarten (UKG).  Before Covid-19 lockdown, Shruti enjoyed going to school and learn her lessons. She liked most to play with […]

Online Education: A Far Reality

COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of people around the world. It’s impact on children and their education is far worse in remote villages of Odisha, India. Bikash is currently a student in Imagine School. Bikash lives with his parents, his two brothers and his aunty in a small and thatched mud house in a remote […]

Hope in the Midst of Covid-19 Crisis

The year 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, as billions of people grapple with the realities of COVID-19.  Due to the COVID-19 lock-down, all educational institutions in India have been closed since March 2020 including our Imagine School. This has challenged us, as staff, to rethink and redesign how to do charitable work […]

Relief to Pregnant Women

In the month of September 2020, 100 pregnant women from various remote villages were helped with nutritious dry food items and hygiene kits. In this COVID-19 pandemic context and lockdown situation, pregnant women are unable to receive care and help. Transportation to near by health centers is risky and rare. Hygienic risk is very high […]

Liza’s Experience

My name is Liza. I live in a small village in Odisha with my parents and a sister. My father is a farmer and he looks after and support our family with much struggles and hardships. After my high school education, I was searching for opportunity to learn computer. There are no opportunity easily available […]

Computer Skills Opportunity

Saurav is from Hatigarh village of Odisha. After his secondary school education, he was looking for opportunity to learn computer skills.  He enrolled in Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) at Pragati Computer Centre (PCC), an educational center of STEP in 2017. There is no other computer training center expect the one run by […]

Surai Shows Gratitude

Surai  is 55 years old. He lives with his wife and 4 grandchildren in Dharampur village, Odisha. His only son died five years ago due to liver problem.  Surai is a daily labor and earns a meager income. He finds difficulties to feed his whole family and give education to his grandchildren with his daily […]