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Videos: Sudha, Poonam, Lakshmi and Jyoti on life and hope at Prerna school

Girls arriving to school on their first day at Prerna 2. Parents registering their daughters and checking the registration list.

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Video: Nun dreams of turning India's poorest girls into "agents of change"

Video: On first day of school, a door opens to a better future for India's poorest girls

Video: For Poonam, school offers hope of escaping life of rural poverty

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Video: Lakshmi: A karate star, a future judge in the making

Video: For Jyoti, school offers her a chance to focus on future

Audio slideshow: Sudha Varghese, the founder of a visionary school for Dalit girls, talks about her mission

Audio slideshow: Poonam hopes to be a teacher so she can help other Dalit girls

Audio slideshow: Karate champion Lakshmi has come a long way from her Indian slum

Audio slideshow: Jyoti, a Dalit girl, dreams of being a police officer

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