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Deepali's Story: From Primary Education to Skills Training
At just eighteen years of age, Deepali Satardekar became a teacher in the Balwadi program. Her tenacity and hard work quickly advanced her to the position of Area Head. Today, at age 36, she heads Pratham’s Healthcare Training Center in Nasik. After nearly two decades with Pratham, Deepali’s views about the organization and its impact are nuanced and insightful. “I came from primary education to skills training and the difference between them is huge.