Diksha Dinde, who is 84% disabled has been chosen as the only representative from India to become a global ambassador for the United Nations “A World At School’ programme, which is running in 85 countries around the globe.
Diksha Dinde is a graduate in Commerce from the Huzurpaga College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in history from the Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU).
Her disability has not stopped her; a bone in her spinal cord has not grown which has left her with a lifelong orthopedic ailment. She walks with the help of her mother and friends and works for a NGO Roshni. She works as a writer for blind students during their exams.
According to the UN report, around 80 million students around the world have disruptions in education, due to conflict and natural disasters. Of these, 37 million have been forced out of school.