Beula Gabriel, a 77 year old Principal who sold her own house to keep her school running so that the young kids would chase their dreams
Meet India’s best school Principal Beula Gabriel, she transforms life of many underprivileged children.
Beula Gabriel started St Joseph’s Secondary School in Hyderabad, India in 1993. She Started the school is to provide some quality education to the students for very cheap in price.
Beula Gabriel’s dream is fulfilled now as around 300 students from Kindergarten to Class X are studying in her school happily.
Fee Structure in her school is very low, those who can manage to pay can pay the fee and others can study for free.
Most of the children studying in her school were comes from the families of maids, rickshaw pullers, laborers and others who find it hard to educate their children.
Inlast 25 years, the school has unlocked many children’s talents.
Due to money problems, now she sold her own house to keep her school running so that the young kids would chase their dreams.
For transforming the lives of many underprivileged children, Beula Gabriel received many awards and praises from the public.
In an interview with The News Minute, Beula Gabriel said, “My extended family wanted it to be like any other modern school that would extract a huge amount of fees and admits children only from well-to-do families. I opted out of the management because I wanted to start a school where I could bring children from all walks of life – from the richest to the neediest, from highly educated families to first-time school-goers.”
It is well known that most of the schools have an entrance test for admissions, SJSS School has a different policy. Beula Gabriel says, “No student has ever turned away for failing an entrance test.
e conduct tests only to assess the potential of students and place them at appropriate levels. In fact, weprioritise students who have been rejected from other schools, whether for academic, physical or social reasons.”
Our Society needs more School Principals like Beula Gabriel.