Rural Development Foundation

by Deepa Garimella

A school that does not believe in rote learning or the concepts of “pass” and “fail” in exams

I met Mrs. Errabelli Vandita Rao in her lovely Hyderabad home, which was done up with a classy rustic theme, with a few artefacts brought in from her ancestral house in Kalleda, Warangal. Although I was earlier kept informed of how Rural Development Foundation was born as an initiative of her family, I wanted a conversation with her to understand the organization’s ethos first-hand.

In a lively and warm conversation with her, what showed was her passion for two things– her Warangal and Karimnagar roots, and the empowerment of the marginalized.

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How it all began

I met Mrs. Errabelli Vandita Rao in her lovely Hyderabad home, which was done up with a classy rustic theme, with a few artefacts brought in from her ancestral house in Kalleda, Warangal. Although I was earlier kept informed of how Rural Development Foundation was born as an initiative of her family, I wanted a conversation with her to understand the organization’s ethos first-hand.

In a lively and warm conversation with her, what showed was her passion for two things– her Warangal and Karimnagar roots, and the empowerment of the marginalized.

Read More»

Volunteering Opportunities

You can also volunteer your time with the children. RDF schools are in need of resources for spoken English, as well as career counselling.

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