Rajkot: Manish Rathore could not clear matriculation exam and had to struggle a lot to get a job. Thus experience made him think about the plight of the poor who are unable to afford costly education. He then determined to provide education to slum kids.
So far Manish Bhai, his wife Rupal Ben and their team of eight teachers have educated children of 50 slum colonies in Rajkot and opened the doors of employment for them.
Manish’s NGO has undertaken responsibility to educate slum kids
Manish Rathore has established an NGO Mango Peepal. Today Mango Peepal family has undertaken the responsibility to teach children of over 400 slum areas. They impart education to under privileged children which could help them in future and take them a step forward to achieve their dreams.
Salary is spent on education of children
It is a general notion that those who teach poor children for free belong to rich families. But Mango Peepal director Manish and his wife Rupal both do job. The salary of one of them is spent on the education of poor children. So far they have got 29 children admitted in private schools. The average annual cost of a child’s education is about Rs 10,000 and the couple contributes from their own pocket for the sake of child’s bright future.