graymatters, Author at GrayMatters Capital

Are Nigeria’s Low Cost Private Schools ready for Remote Schooling? Check out our Survey Insights

With schools being unable to resume as scheduled owing to the extension of COVID-19 lockdown, we at Gray Matters Capital carried out a ‘Remote Schooling Readiness’ survey among school customers of our portfolio company in Lagos, Nigeria – EdFin Microfinance Bank – the only financial institution dedicated to funding the education ecosystem in the country. […]

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Stressful times only ‘Forge’ your Strengths | WOW! Sakhi Series

Being raised in a society, where the girl child is often looked down upon, Jasmina Biswas never really felt the difference between a boy and girl until she entered into a co-ed school. As a child, her parents never made her, or her elder sister ever feel that they were any less or do not […]

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TRAGEDY TO INDEPENDENCE | WOW! Sakhi Series

Yogita had lost her husband at the age of 30 and thereafter returned to her maternal family. At the time, it was very hard for her to comprehend the situation and the road ahead was unclear. She decided to pull herself together to support her father who was the sole earner in the family of […]

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STEPPING BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES | WOW! Sakhi Series

PRIYAMVADSA’S STORY OF CHARTING AN UNKNOWN PATH “I had completed my graduation in Commerce and wanted to be a lecturer. But soon after, I was married into a joint family, where women weren’t supposed to work or have dreams of their own. For 12 years, I was caged with household work; tending to my ailing […]

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