Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2001
This description of Beena Sheth Lashkari's work was prepared when Beena Sheth Lashkari was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Beena Lashkari is exposing slum children of ages three to eighteen to formal education and helping them stay in school. From doorstep schools to schools-on-wheels to evening schools, Beena finds creative ways to make these students' first encounter with education successful.
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