graymatters, Author at GrayMatters Capital

Your Ultimate Remote Schooling Guide | COVID-19 and Beyond

It’s been exactly 2 months since we at Gray Matters Capital started our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ blog and mailer series. The aim of the 15 blog posts published was to help the low cost private schools and their ecosystem of teachers, parents and schools to get acquainted with some of the free-to-use technology tools, […]

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A Stand Against Systemic Inequality | #BlackLivesMatter

We, at Gray Matters Capital, are grief-stricken by the racial tragedies and ongoing human rights injustices taking place across America. We send deepest condolences to the families and communities who have lost—and continue to lose—their loved ones to such unconscionable brutality. We also stand alongside our employees, partners, grantees and investees that are impacted by […]

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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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