A Chance Encounter On A Vacation Changed Her Life — And The Lives Of Child Brides

Jacqueline de Chollet of Switzerland, now 78, helped found the Veerni Institute, which gives child brides and other girls in northern India a chance to continue their education. And she did do so by teaming up with the unlikeliest of partners — a then-18-year-old Indian guy with a knack for computers and no particular plans to tackle the child marriage issue. Read their story and how they’re changing the lives of girls in India here:

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/09/09/492842669/how-a-swiss-aristocrat-and-an-indian-techie-teamed-up-to-save-child-brides

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