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These Mumbaikars are the change they want to see

DNMUM311622 | 7/25/2014 | Author : Kanchan Srivastava | WC :885 | Education & Careers

dna profiles three socio-development ventures established by enthusiastic citizens in the past 4-6 years and tracks their success stories

Woman civil servant gives up job to set up night schools
Nikita Ketkar didn't feel it necessary to think twice before quitting her civil services job. Just six years into her job, the 1999 batch officer felt a calling to do something different. "I felt my passion lies somewhere else. So I resigned to be able to explore," says Nikita.
Initially, she had only a vague idea about the kind of work she wanted to do. She worked at it, planning the structure and collecting resources, till she set up "Masoom", the NGO that mentors 30 aided night schools with about 2,500 young people on its rolls.
The organisation offers a month-long bridge course for class 9-10 students returning to school after some years,
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