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Bharati

 

Future Leader

High School Student

Sone Sangvi, India

 

Several years ago, education for a young woman in Bharati’s village ended with primary school. The regional high school was far away, and many families didn’t want their daughters risking the long walk to school unescorted. Thanks to a local women’s empowerment group called Ashta No Kai, Bharati and her friends are now able to make the trek to high school…by bicycle. Bharati’s dream is to become a district supervisor, something that was completely out of reach for her mother’s generation.


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