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Fireworks Of HoPE

Fireworks were invented in ancient China in the 7th century to scare away evil spirits with natural applications of gunpowder. Rather than being scary, as intended, they were dazzlingly beautiful and an instant hit with people from all walks of life. They are still a hit throughout many nations,...

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World Water Day

World Water Day is observed each year on March 22 to promote the responsible use of water and access to safe water for everyone. Water is necessary to sustain all forms of life. Sadly, one in ten people around the world still do not have a safe water supply close to home. At HoPE Learning Centers,...

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Vaibhavi Encourages Greatness

Courage is at the center of the word “encouragement.” A courageous person does not lack fear, but s/he moves ahead despite its existence. Within our HoPE Learning Centers, educators often create theme months that challenge the children to dig deep inside of themselves to become better...

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World Forestry Day

We usually think of a forest as a group of trees, but it is a complex, living community. Beneath the forest canopy dwell interdependent populations of plants and animals, while the soil that forms the forest floor contains a large variety of invertebrates, bacteria, and fungi, all of which play an...

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National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated in India on February 28th each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on February 28, 1930. It is one of the main science festivals during which students of schools and colleges demonstrate various...

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Future Policeman, Engineer, or Artist?

N. Venkatesh is in 7th grade. He would like to become a policeman one day, but, unknown to him, he would also make an exceptional engineer or artist! Right now, he has two sisters. His father and mother work as day laborers. They are both illiterate and earn low wages. To make matters more...

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Celebrate Love in New Ways

As we continue the Month of Love, remember that THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF LOVE TO CELEBRATE! Even the successfully coupled, probably wish that Valentine’s Day was as great as it was in second grade, when we simply handed out cute little cards to all of our friends. Sure, some of us...

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