Education

We work to achieve the goal of universal, inclusive and quality elementary education.

We work to achieve the goal of universal, inclusive and quality elementary education. We campaign for the educational rights of the most marginalised communities, with emphasis on the girl child.

Our focus has been on ensuring the proper implementation of the RTE Act. This has combined working with communities for monitoring the delivery of quality education on the ground, engagement with teachers, elected peoples' representatives and bringing together existing education networks for a synergy of forces.

Oxfam India is a founding member of the National RTE Forum, the largest alliance on education in the country constituting civil society organisations and agencies working people's access to quality, universal and inclusive elementary education.

Stories of Change

Stories that inspire us.
Education

19 Mar, 2019

Bihar

Nandini's mother helps fortify her daughter's future

9-year-old Nandini was born into a family of Musahars in Bihar.
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Education

26 Apr, 2019

Odisha

Ajay Goes To School

Ajay*, a class four student, lives in Thudibahal village in Odisha’s Balangir district.
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Education

05 Jul, 2019

Chhattisgarh

Devyani goes back to school

Ten-year-old Devyani* very nearly dropped out of school. Had it not been for Oxfam India and Samerth’s effort, her education would have come to an abrupt end. 
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Education

23 Jul, 2019

Jharkhand

Jharkhand’s Geeta* Goes Back to School

Geeta Kumari, a 13 year-old class four student of the Munda community had to drop out of school in 2018.
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Education

17 Sep, 2019

New Delhi

Oxfam India helps Gudiya restart schooling

Gudiya (centre) with two of her friends who also went to the centre run by Oxfam India. Thirteen year old Gudiya* came to Delhi with her parents, who migrated from Assam five yea
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Education

30 Oct, 2019

New Delhi

Empowering girls through education

16-year-olds Radha* and Devrani* had to miss regular classes for two months after they were transferred from their school to another that was far from their localities.
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Mobilising Forest Dwelling Communities to Claim Individual and Community Forest Rights

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