This is Manta, she is thirteen years old. She is a student at The Schools and Skills Foundation’s school near Bodhgaya. She is in class 6, her final year. She has learnt to read and write Hindi and English. She has also studied science, Sanskrit, drama, art and history.
She has passed all the government exams but her parents cannot afford to pay for her to attend a government school to complete her secondary education. With your help The Schools and Skills Foundation will open a school so that she can continue her education until she is eighteen.