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Everyday Sheroes: 70-year-old Vilasini Dasappan goes door-to-door hawking some of the freshest fish in Kochi

 In our run-up to Int'l Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around smoothly if they decided to call it a d

Published on 7th March 2020
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Kerala IT Department set to launch digital literacy campaign 'I am also digital'

The programme aims to increase the capacity of the society to enjoy the benefits of digital technology

Published on 7th March 2020
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Kerala's Bhageerathi Amma and Karthiyani Amma chosen for the Nari Shakti Puraskar

The women earned great acclaim for successfully completing the Kerala Literacy Mission's equivalency exam and setting an example for others despite their age

Published on 4th March 2020
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After PM Modi's praise, Kerala's great granny and oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma set to get Aadhaar

The officials of a nationalised bank, who came to know about the plight of the woman through media, recently visited her at her home and completed all procedures to get her enrolled in Aadhaar

Published on 27th February 2020
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Four months after giving birth, this Bihari woman topped the Malayalam literacy test in Kerala

The now 26-year-old Romiya Kathur moved to Kollam in Kerala with her husband six years ago. Her daughter was born in December and she took the test and aced it. This is her story

Published on 19th February 2020
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Want to pass Class X next: At 105, Kerala granny who passed Class IV exam isn't done yet

The Kerala Literacy Mission announced the results of the exam that was conducted in November 2019. Though she was extremely sick a week ago, the news that she passed has really cheered her up

Published on 5th February 2020
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Remember the Kerala teacher who rowed her way to a Govt School? This is what she is doing today

The solitary teacher in one of the deepest forests in Kerala speaks about how she manages to row her way to her students — and why she has dedicated her life to the cause

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Are the literacy preraks in Kerala striking in vain?

The literacy preraks have been on a strike from December 5, raising a set of demands, including getting their entire remuneration paid

Published on 12th December 2019
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A Class X dropout, this 41-year-old mother of two from Kochi is now a lawyer. This is her incredible story  

Neena K G passed her class X equivalency exam through the Kerala Literacy Mission's continuing education programme. Later, she passed her class XI and XII exams through NIOS

Published on 11th December 2019
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Shortchanged for years: Literate Kerala's preraks to go on statewide strike from Dec 5

While all of them will abstain from their duties from December 5, they will begin staging an indefinite protest from December 11

Published on 3rd December 2019
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At 105, Kerala's eldest equivalency learner Bhageerathi Amma still awaits her pension

After attempting the exam at this age, now she is all set to become the brand ambassador of the Kerala State Literacy Mission (KSLM) in the district

Published on 25th November 2019
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What's on Kerala's 105-year-old student Bhageerathi Amma's mind: Cracking Class X exams and an Aadhaar card

The Literacy Mission's new ambassador speaks about her love for education and why it took her so long to decide to go back to school and clear her exams

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Mother and daughters write literacy exam together in Kerala, 80-yr-olds prove age is no bar for education

Among the candidates, 85-year-old Sumathi Ammal was the showstopper and she wrote the exam at BNV HSS at Thiruvallam

Published on 14th October 2019
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This 85-year-old from a Wayanad tribal settlement just cleared Kerala's literacy test

At 85, Kembi was the oldest in her literacy class. She now wants to clear the literacy mission's class IV equivalency exam

Published on 25th September 2019
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Nearly 3000 tribals pass Kerala's literacy exam, oldest candidate was 85

The exam was set for 100 marks with three components- reading (30 marks), writing (40 marks), and arithmetic (30 marks)

Published on 25th September 2019

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