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No Child Left Behind: A Retrospective Series on the Progress Made and What’s To Come – Part 1: A Beginning Filled with Hope and Uncertainty

No Child Left Behind: A Retrospective Series on the Progress Made and What’s To Come

In this four-part series, we’ll look back at the No Child Left Behind program, the progress that’s been made, and also explore what’s on the horizon.

Part 1: A Beginning Filled with Hope and Uncertainty

Budhpura. A semi rural Indian village highly vulnerable to Child Labour

Budhpura. A semi-rural Indian village highly vulnerable to Child Labour.

To begin a project like No Child Left Behind was a daunting proposition. It meant walking into Budhpura, a village rife with challenges and steeped in tradition, with the goal of creating significant change. For the team involved in getting the project off the ground, there was no shortage of emotion – from hope to fear and everything in between.
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Walking The Supply Chain

My name is Diana Copot, I am the Marketing Manager at London Stone. I have just returned from the most inspiring trip to Kota, in the Rajasthan region of India.

I don’t think anyone can actually understand the overwhelming scale of the stone industry in Rajasthan, before seeing it for yourself, in person.

As soon as you start driving down on the National Highway 27, you understand that any expectations you may have had of this place, anything you may have imagined is insignificant, compared with what you’re about to discover. For about 40 km, all you can see, on both sides of the road, is stone yards, stone quarries, and well, stone. read more