Dhirendra Giri

23 – Varanasi

What Are You Most Passionate About?

Helping poor children, especially those from broken homes.

Who is someone who inspires you?

Mahatma Gandhi. He was the person who gave his whole life to serve the poor people in India and fought to end the caste system.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

The voices of children in the classroom, asking questions and laughing with their peers.

What Project would a laptop help you with?

I am the member of Divi Welfare Society, a non-governmental organization. This group strives against exploitation by working for the upliftment of poor children and women.

How Would A Laptop Help You?

I would use a laptop as a teaching supplement with our projector. Videos and powerpoint presentations would give my classes an extra layer of interactivity. I would also like to begin teaching my younger students how to use a computer.

What do you love about this project?

I feel privileged to be able to serve and educate our rural women and children. I find great joy in bringing out community together through learning.

What Languages do you speak?

Hindi and English

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?