McKinley Corbley of GoodNewsNetwork writes:
This Indian primary school is being praised for its unique environmental initiative that asks studentsâ€™ parents to plant trees instead of pay tuition.
The school,Â Shiksha Kuteer, is located in theÂ Chhattisgarhâ€™s Ambikarpur area. It provides quality education to 35 different students ages 4-5.
The facilityâ€™s establishmentÂ was to help poorer families affordÂ quality education for their children.
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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