Rasmi Residential School for Girls #WATWB

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The world can always do with some positive and hopeful news. For this month’s post of #WATWB In Darkness, Be Light I have the story of a school for orphan girls. This school born out of a sad incident is bringing love, light and education to many young girls.

Founded in 2000 by P Surendra, the owner of Rasmi Electronics Limited, London, in memory of his daughter Rasmi, who died in a road accident in London when she was 21 years old in 1993, the school is a boon to the girls.

The school, home to 250 girls from the poorest families, provides education, shelter and food for underprivileged girls free of cost. Apart from free education, the school also provides girls with free clothes and food. The school spends Rs 10,000 per child towards education apart from food and general maintenance of the child. Prema says the school has 12 teachers, including six lady teachers who reside in the school campus. Elder girls take care of the younger ones in the hostel and are asked to help in cooking.

For more details and helping these young girls go here: Rasmi Residential School for Girls

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  1. Peter Nena

    A much needed endeavour. He is changing the lives of those girls positively and permanently. Education is one of the best gifts to give a person in the modern world. Thank you for sharing this story and for keeping #WATWB going.

  2. Hilary

    Hi Inderpreet … how very sad about his daughter … but what a wonderful project to set up in her name … and to read how successful it has become, and will continue to be for those young girls – so they can achieve an education. It’s wonderful to see his outreach on behalf of the tragic accident that happened to his daughter. Thanks so much – it is heart-warming to read about – Hilary

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