Education Gives Laxmi the Freedom of Choice

Laxmi, a 12-year-old girl from rural North India, struggled with learning to read and write. Her parents reasoned that since she was not gaining much from school, they would stop sending her. Rather, they thought she should focus on domestic chores like cooking, cleaning, and caring for her siblings. However, last year, before the new school year, TellAsia’s Education Center …