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Living in 10x10 sq feet room, Dapoli girl clears 10th

DNMUM392656 | 7/18/2017 | Author : Grusha Undwar | WC :290 | Education & Careers

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“Put your heart, mind and soul even in your smallest actions, this is the only secret to success.” This is the aphorism that young Jagruti Mandpe, a student who has successfully conquered her board examination after braving formidable odds, lives by.
A resident of Dapoli, Jagruti lives in a 10x10 sq feet room with her family where her mother is the sole bread winner of the family as her father has been very ill since 2009 and remains confined to the house. Jagruti’s mother earns Rs 3,000 per month by selling tea at a private college 20 kms away from their home.
“After my mother leaves for work, I help my elder sister with housework first and then leave for school. I knew class 10 was a turning point for me so I started focusing
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