TIARA PESTALOZZI GRANT
The Pestalozzi Children’s Village with their guiding principles behind the project was education based on Three H’s; that is education of the Head (academic); Heart (compassion and community service) and Hands (practical & technical skills giving dignity to physical labour). At Pestalozzi, the students who come from disadvantaged families of countries in the Indian subcontinent are exposed to a secular education that confers equal respect to all faiths, cultures and nationalities.
Tiara has initiated a program to help some of the brightest students from Pestalozzi, Dehra Dun. The following students are/were currently supported by the Foundation.
Sarala is from Syangja, Nepal. She completed her schooling from The Asian School, Dehradun. Her father is in the Indian Army and her mother takes care of the home. She has two siblings. She is pursuing a course in Physiotherapy. As a physiotherapist, she would like to reach out and help people in the backward areas of Nepal.
Priya is from Banmakhi in Purnia District. She completed her schooling from Convent of Jesus and Mary, Dehradun. Priya is currently pursuing D.El.Ed ( Diploma is Elementary Education) at the Teachers Training College at Musapur, Katihar. She aspires to become a competent teacher and provide free tuitions to students in need.
Preeti belongs to a small village in Uttarkashi District. She completed her primary education from Government School and secondary education from St.Thomas College in Dehradun.
Currently she is pursuing her B.A.(P) in History and Philosophy from Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She wants to become a civil servant, and hopes to contribute by giving back to the underprivileged students who “struggle everyday to get a better education and are not able to fulfill their dreams because of lack of resources.”
Sumit is currently enrolled in Visveshvarya National Institute of Technology Maharashtra, pursuing a course in Chemical Engineering. He comes from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. His mother is a home maker and his father is a farmer. He completed his school education from Brightlands School, Dehradun. His ambition in life is to become an engineer. He also wishes to pursue his passion for drawing. He is always ready to help other needy children whether it is in terms of education or funds and would like to teach and guide students for competitive examinations.
Sachin is doing his B.A.(Hons) in Political Science from Deshbandu College ,Delhi University. He is from Uttrakhand. His mother is a house wife and father is a farmer. Sachin completed his school education from Wynberg Allen, Mussoorie. His ambition in life is to become a lawyer and serve the nation. Most importantly he wants to “help and contribute towards the betterment of children who really need help and support, in terms of education and health.”
Deepak is from Ranchi, Jharkhand. He is currently pursuing his B.Com at Gossner College, Ranchi University. His father is a farmer and his mother a home maker. In his words” India is home to millions of poor & needy people who have limited means. The focus should be on equipping them with all the necessary tools (quality education, healthcare, safety and security, professional skills) so that they in turn can contribute to the growth of our society and the country”. Deepak feels this can be achieved by either becoming a fundraiser, donating to an NGO and Volunteering with a Charity.
Vikki comes from Gunjrain village in Bihar. His father who owns a small cloth shop has been Vikki’s greatest inspiration. He left his village and came to Dehradun where he completed his school education from Brightlands School and then at the Doon Heritage School. Currently he is pursuing History Hons. at D.S.College, Katihar. He wants to join the Civil Services.
Shivam Kumar Choudhary
Shivam is an Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student at Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, Bengaluru. He hails from a village called Tapkara in the Khunti District of Jharkhand. His father runs a small general store back home. Shivam completed his schooling at St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun. After his Bachelors he is planning to pursue a Master's degree at a premier institution in the same field. In the future he wishes to work for a space organisation like ISRO.
Tenzin is from Chamrajnagar District, Karnataka. He completed his schooling from St. Thomas’ College Dehradun and is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Business Administration at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore. She hopes to make a career as a Finance manager.
Eak Narayan Dhakal
Eak Narayan Dhakal is from Syangja District, Nepal. He completed his schooling from The Asian School, Dehradun and is currently pursuing Bachelor of Automobile Engineering at Chandigarh University.
Tenzin is from Pokhara, Nepal. He attended the Times World School in Dehradun and is currently pursuing BA (Hons) English at Sri Venkateshwara College, Delhi University.
Sunil is from Pokhara, Nepal. He completed his schooling from St.Thomas’ College, Dehradun and is currently enrolled at Chandigarh University pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
Manas Ranjan Mahto
Manas hails from West Singhbum District in Jharkhand. He attended St. Joseph’s Academy in Dehradun and is currently enrolled at Dr. Rajendra Prasad College of Arts and Commerce at Durg, Chhattisgarh. He is pursuing a Diploma in Elementary Education.
Rashmi is from Banmankhi in Purnia District in Bihar. She completed her schooling from Convent of Jesus and Mary, Dehradun and is currently enrolled at Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University pursuing B.A. (Hons) in History. Her aim is to become a civil servant.
Choekyi attended the Ann Mary School in Dehradun and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore. She aims to become a counselling Psychologist.
Pooja belongs to Jharkhand. She completed her schooling from the Times World School, Dehradun and is currently pursuing her BBA from Jharkhand Rai University. She aims to become a HR manager in a company.
Tenzin is from Bylakuppe in Mysore District. She attended the Times World School in Dehradun and is currently pursuing a BBA Degree at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore. Her career aim is to secure a position as a company manager.
Lhamo is from Pokhara, Nepal. She completed her schooling from The Asian School, Dehradun. She is enrolled for a Bachelor in Arts in Applied Psychology at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College for Women, Delhi University. She aims to spread awareness about mental health in her community.
Tenzin Namdol Kyutsang
Tenzin is from Hubbali in Karnataka. She attended St Jude's School in Dehradun. She is pursuing her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Dayanand Sagar University. Her aim is to become a Human Resources manager.
Anil is from West Singhbum District, Jharkhand. He completed his schooling from St. Jude’s School in Dehradun and is currently pursuing his graduation from Dolphin Institute (PG) of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Dehradun. His aim is to do his best and bring changes in his village and help others in need.