McKinley Corbley of GoodNewsNetwork writes:

This Indian primary school is being praised for its unique environmental initiative that asks students’ parents to plant trees instead of pay tuition.

The school, Shiksha Kuteer, is located in the Chhattisgarh’s Ambikarpur area. It provides quality education to 35 different students ages 4-5.

The facility’s establishment was to help poorer families afford quality education for their children.

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Since its construction one year ago, over 700 saplings have been planted in the area. Should one of the trees die, the parents are simply required to replace it with another.

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