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Dream Class

An annual learning journey I lead for girls and young women from a leprosy community in India.

Location: Gandhi Leprosy Seva Sangh, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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What happens when a group of girls from humble roots decide to be the change and work on a radical dream that, initially, was not embraced or understood by those around them?

What happens when a group of girls from humble roots decide to be the change and work on a radical dream that, initially, was not embraced or understood by those around them?

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Magically, support and resources show up to support it.

Magically, support and resources show up to support it.

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Dream Class is about cultivating deep ties, where the collective space supports the individual's development effortlessly.

Dream Class is about cultivating deep ties, where the collective space supports the individual's development effortlessly.

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Because of the purity of the group's intent and a lot of hard work, these young women were the first in the community's history to successfully enroll in college.

Because of the purity of the group's intent and a lot of hard work, these young women were the first in the community's history to successfully enroll in college.

New Dream Classes have formed, as well as an entirely new path for girls growing up in the Gandhi Leprosy Seva Sangh.

New Dream Classes have formed, as well as an entirely new path for girls growing up in the Gandhi Leprosy Seva Sangh.

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