The school, Agasthya Ega Adhyapaka Vidyalaya, is located atop the hills within the area of the Agasthyarkoodam, which is a 1,868-metre (6,129 ft)-tall peak in the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala. You can’t reach the school easily. You have to climb a hill, go through forests, and even cross a river. It is steep and treacherous. But Ms Ushakumari of Amboori village in the Thiruvananthapuram District, makes this journey every day, to teach a gr oup of tribal children.Login to read more
The author is a former Director of Goa Institute of Management (GIM) and currently Director of St Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM), Trichy.