In 1875 British Quaker Missionary opened the Friends Girls School Sohagpur for primary classes. Later in 1907 it was upgraded up 8th standard and in 1956 school was upgraded for Senior Secondary level. The School presently based in FWCC-AWPS and run by Friends Schools Governing Board India (Itarsi) with Quaker Associations. In March 2020 well wisher Mark & Judy Stuart from United Kingdom visited school and a detailed report published by them about Friends Girls School Sohagpur in Dutch NewsLetter " De Vrienden king "
Apart from the normal teaching more emphasis was given by the founder to Quaker faith and it's witness of Simplicity , Discipline , Peace , Humanity & Equality with Good results.
The historical journey of more than 145 years of Friends Girls School Sohagpur has been remarkable. Presently more than 200 students are enrolled in School and with the help of 15 staff members sports , cultural & other co-curricular activities regularly conducted with Quality Education. Recently we have constructed three new classrooms and are going to start Friends English Medium School in same campus.
Although working it's way through a difficult period of survival , this Iconic Quaker Educational Institution of India continues to work with a vision of charity. you can see some photographs for support & reference of this report.
Yours in Friendship
Dr. Sanjeev Shukla
Friends Girls School Sohagpur 461771
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Quaker South Asia Interest Group
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Quaker South Asia Interest Group (QSAIG)
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