Positive Reinforcement For Transformation

Sohib*, 14, is from one of Mumbai’s largest red-light areas. Last June, he joined our after-school programme and it was a difficult road for the tutors and him. He was uninterested in studying and failed 9th grade while joining ASP and he decided to take up the exams privately. Children learn from what they see and Sohib is no different. Growing up in Kamathipura, he exhibited the bad behaviour that he had
seen around him.

The tutors found that he was not taking initiative to study and was not disciplined in class. The tutors started counselling him and they continued to appreciate him and show him his strengths. This helped him to see his strengths. Now he is working hard to be focused in his studies and change his behavior through the life skills sessions at ASP.
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