Stories of Manzillions
Manzil’s imprint is expanding outward every day as students’ aspirations transform and expand and their sense of responsibility to pay it forward increases. Manzillions grow to become role models to not only other students of Manzil but youth everywhere. They are not only taking the lead in furthering their own development, but through their own initiative have also chosen to nurture the talents and self-expression of newer (and not necessarily younger) Manzillions to develop and reach their own potential. family, neighborhood, village, country, world, cosmos in ever larger circles. family, neighborhood, village, country, world, cosmos in ever larger circles.
Many students have rolled out their own initiatives for social change, such as a 4-year old learning center in Zamrudpur that’s extending the Manzil experience to 100 more children at their own doorsteps. Others have also developed special competencies to conduct art, music and theatre workshops, as well as setting up the entire computer teaching infrastructure and system for a few other NGOs, etc. These have seeded ideas and ways of working in other social initiatives, are are thus part of the Manzil family and examples of ‘There are no boundaries” philosophy of Manzil at work. We don’t have a full grasp of what all Manzillions are doing, and are constantly surprised by our discoveries