A LinkedIn Article written by our Founder & CEO, Udayan Bose on Why We Started the Udaan Trust.
I first met Swathi on December 28, 2015. She was a 10th-grade student at the Government School for Girls in Moosapet, Hyderabad, India. She was one of the three girls (out of a class of 108) who raised her hand when I asked a simple question – how many of you believe you can score 80% marks in your 10th-grade exam. She was a confident and bright student. The challenge was she didn’t have the means for pursuing further education. Swathi’s Dad had passed away when she was four and her mother was a daily wage worker who earned a measly sum of less than $20/month…Read More